Definition of Frightened

1. Adjective. Made afraid. "Too shocked and scared to move"

Exact synonyms: Scared
Similar to: Afraid



2. Adjective. Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation. "The terrified horse bolted"
Exact synonyms: Panic-stricken, Panic-struck, Panicked, Panicky, Terrified
Similar to: Afraid
Derivative terms: Panic

Definition of Frightened

1. Adjective. afraid; suffering from fear. ¹

2. Verb. (past of ''frighten'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frightened

1. frighten [v] - See also: frighten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frightened

friges
frigga
frigged
friggers
friggin
friggings
friggle
fright
fright reaction
frighted
frighten
frighten away
frighten off
frightened (current term)
frightener
frighteners
frightening
frighteningly
frightens
frightful
frightfull
frightfuller
frightfully
frightfulness
frightfulnesses
frightihead
frighting
frightless

Literary usage of Frightened

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In vain; he was forced to continue his march. However, Theophilus was not easily frightened. He had always agenta and friends at Constantinople, ..."

2. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1921)
"frightened, her shining eyes completely bewildered. I desired to make it good again, to disperse the sad impression I had made, and I pulled myself up. ..."

3. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"... much frightened ; got there ; deceased was gouging prisoner in the eyes, and she making outcries ; made him stop ; became vexed, and insisted upon ..."

4. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"The Bishop and Messer Guido were much more frightened than was necessary; so they sent that traitor Ascanio by the post off on the spot. ..."

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