What does frightened mean?

Definitions for frightened
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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"

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce frightened?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Van Tilborgh:

    We see a frightened patient. Someone who is looking at himself in the mirror and sees someone who has permanently changed.

  2. Joyce Lawson:

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

  3. Anna Soubry:

    Members of the government front bench ... should be hanging their heads in shame, this is the stuff of complete madness. The only reason the Government have accepted the amendments is that they are frightened of around 40 Members of Parliament -- the hard, no-deal Brexiteers -- who should have been seen off a long time ago.

  4. J. P. Donleavy:

    When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.

  5. James Hart:

    She turned over one morning and said, ‘I think you might be gay,’ and I was very defensive and in denial in some deep way. But then we began to explore together and see what we could find out together and see if we could have a marriage that could last through that news. We tried very hard, more credit to her than me because she wasn’t frightened like I was. She wasn’t afraid of it… One of the wonders of Carly is her insistence on truth in a rather vigorous way.

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