What does frightened mean?

Definitions for frightened

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word frightened.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frightened, scared(adj)

    made afraid

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

  2. panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened(adj)

    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"


  1. frightened(Adjective)

    afraid; suffering from fear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frightened

    of Frighten

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frightened' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4654

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frightened' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2613

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frightened' in Adjectives Frequency: #589


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frightened in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frightened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joyce Lawson:

    If I really was frightened, I'd probably leave, but I'm not.

  2. Anastasia Lin:

    He's scared to get on the phone with me, he's so frightened.

  3. Angelica Chiquito:

    I'm always frightened. I take the bills out in a store aisle.

  4. Ronna Bronstein:

    I don't want him to be frightened to go back to school tomorrow.

  5. Abu Hazaa:

    We thought women were easily frightened, but that view has changed.

Images & Illustrations of frightened

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