crim. law. Dread, consciousness of approaching danger. 2. Fear in the person robbed is one of the ingredients required. to constitute a robbery from the person, and without this the felonious taking of the property is a larceny. It is not necessary that the owner of the property should be in fear of his own person, but fear of violence to the person of his child; Apprehension of harm. Apprehension of harm or punishment, as exhibited by outward and visible marks of emotion. An evidence of guilt in certain cases.