What Does Lest Mean?


The word lest is used to mean for fear that or used after verbs explicitly expressing fear. An example as should be used in a sentence. He worried lest he should be late or I tiptoed lest I be heard by the security guard.
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(lĕst) conj. For fear that: tiptoed lest the guard should hear her; anxious lest he become ill. [Middle English, from Old English (thȳ) lǣs the, (whereby) less that
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