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  1. petrified(adj.)

    rendered unable to act due to intense fear. petrified with fear

  2. petrified(adj.)

    Rendered lifeless or inactive; as, an imagination petrified by habitual television viewing.

  3. petrified(adj.)

    Converted into stone.


  1. petrified(Adjective)

    Extremely afraid.

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  1. Petrified

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of petrified in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of petrified in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of petrified in a Sentence

  1. Qais Hussain Rashid:

    They are people from another planet, they take pride in nothing. Their mentality is completely petrified. They don't think of all this as the accomplishments of humanity.

  2. David Wilson:

    At 7 p.m. we decided to turn the snowmobile off because we worried it would run out of gas and if it did we ’d have no light, and we knew the light was the only thing that would save us, my wife was petrified : she thought we were going to die.

  3. Clare Weedon:

    When I think about it seriously I am petrified.

  4. Steve Taylor:

    We were all talking about it: If you shoot a lion, your career’s over, this guy was a really successful guide, and he died by a lion. And I think that’s the Cecil Effect. Guides in Zimbabwe are petrified of having the world turn on them.

  5. Steve Bannon:

    They’re petrified of the opposition party. You know what my super power is? I don’t give a damn. I could care less what they say about me. I could care less. It’s about action. The Republican Party and the leaders of the Republican Party are cowards. You are writing your checks to cowards. Understand this. They are there for you when it’s easy. They are there to take your check. But when something comes up like the Iran situation, they will flip the Constitution of the United States so they can have some sort of conscience for voting for that —it’s outrageous.

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