What does frightened mean?

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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"

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. frightenedadjective

    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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of frightened in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Jason Haag:

    I was frightened of the outside world. I was somebody that led one hundred marines into combat three different times but I couldn't go to 7-11 to buy a pack of gum.

  3. Herbert Fenstermeim:

    The question is not whether you're frightened or not, but whether you or the fear is in control. If you say, 'I won't be frightened,' and then you experience fear, most likely you'll succumb to it, because you're paying attention to it. The correct thing to tell yourself is, 'If I do get frightened, I will stay in command.'

  4. 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.

  5. Rebecca Sy:

    All the employees are being frightened, not just cabin crews, but even the management, my colleagues are all terrified because of its white terror.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. omnifarious
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    • C. occlusive
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