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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    panic-stricken, panicky, panic-struck, panicked, frightened, scared

    fearless, unafraid(p)

Editors Contribution

  1. scared synonym

    very afraid of something.

    i'm terrified of dark rooms.

    Submitted by JP03 on February 26, 2015  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "terrified":

    thriiled, scared, terrorized, terrorised, frightened, afraid, horrified

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How to use terrified in a sentence?

  1. Anuradha Koirala:

    They're not injured, but they are terrified, everything is broken in the hospice.

  2. Madison Cawthorn:

    They're terrified of having their woke bubble burst.

  3. Roy Jones Jr.:

    They don’t speak no English and she don’t speak the language that they speak. It’s bad enough being incarcerated but what if you incarcerated in a foreign land where they don’t speak your language? You know how bad that is? So, that thought alone terrified me.

  4. Jalen Fernell:

    Immediately we get terrified because they are telling us to head out to vehicles ... we don't know whether the shooter is in the parking lot, it was kinda like a war going on ... gunshots after gunshots.

  5. Jonathan Arthur:

    He was terrified that if he was going to move his hands below where Officer Gutierrez could have seen them to undo that seatbelt, they would have murdered him.

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