frightened
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfɹaɪtn̩d/
Adjective

frightened

  1. Afraid; suffering from fear.
    • 1909, Archibald Marshall [pseudonym; Arthur Hammond Marshall], chapter I, in The Squire’s Daughter, London: Methuen, OCLC 12026604 ↗; republished New York, N.Y.: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1919, OCLC 491297620 ↗:
      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, […].
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of frighten



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