What does startled mean?

Definitions for startled

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. startled(adj)

    excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement

    "students startled by the teacher's quiet return"; "the sudden fluttering of the startled pigeons"; "her startled expression"

Wiktionary

  1. startled(Adjective)

    Extremely shocked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Startled

    of Startle

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of startled in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of startled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Blanchard:

    We were startled, it was a system that had worked well for umpteen years.

  2. Chase Dellwo , 26:

    It was startled, Chase Dellwo was startled ; the bear engaged in a defensive attack.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.

  4. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.

  5. Nathan Harman:

    I only saw one person, he sort of snapped up, stood up, and turned around. He looked startled. We made eye contact.

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Translations for startled

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • erschrockenGerman
  • مبهوتPersian
  • kauhuissaan, säikähtänyt, pelästynytFinnish
  • effarouché, surprisFrench
  • forskrekketNorwegian
  • шокированный, напуганный, испуганный, потрясённый, поражённый, испугатьRussian
  • giật mìnhVietnamese

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