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fright·ened

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frightened, scaredadjective

    made afraid

    "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"

    Synonyms:
    panicked, panic-stricken, panicky, panic-struck, scared, terrified

    Antonyms:
    fearless, unafraid(p)

  2. panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightenedadjective

    thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

    "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"

    Synonyms:
    panic-stricken, panicky, panic-struck, panicked, scared, terrified

    Antonyms:
    fearless, unafraid(p)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "frightened":

    scared, afraid, fear, terrified, scary, worried, startled, bang, spooked

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How to use frightened in a sentence?

  1. Mariska Hargitay:

    Elliot Stabler is free, and I think Elliot Stabler's got eyes for me, but Olivia Benson is hurt ! I mean, Olivia Benson left me in a lurch for 10 years. She's frightened.

  2. Ben Carson:

    It's OK to disagree with people, but it's not OK to destroy them, people are so frightened of the politically correct police that they are willing to do things that are irrational in order to appease them. I believe it's going to be necessary for those people who truly believe in our system, who believe in our Constitution, who believe in our principles and values that made America great, to be willing to stand up.

  3. Victoria Torres:

    I was pretty startled and frightened, i just hid. I looked out the window again when it got quiet. Because I wasn’t sure what happened.

  4. Douglas Mark Hughes:

    People were not frightened at all, i waved back. That part of it was surreal.

  5. Blaise Pascal:

    When I consider the small span of my life absorbed in the eternity of all time, or the small part of space which I can touch or see engulfed by the infinite immensity of spaces that I know not and that know me not, I am frightened and astonished to see myself here instead of there... now instead of then.


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