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Webster 1828 Edition


Frightened

FRIGHTENED

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Terrified; suddenly alarmed with danger.

Definition 2023


frightened

frightened

English

Adjective

frightened (comparative more frightened, superlative most frightened)

  1. Afraid; suffering from fear.
    • 1909, Archibald Marshall, The Squire's Daughter, chapterI:
      He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. [] But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, [].

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Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:afraid

Verb

frightened

  1. simple past tense and past participle of frighten