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  1. petrifiedadjective

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

  2. petrifiedadjective

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

  3. petrifiedadjective

    Converted into stone.


  1. petrifiedadjective

    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. Donald Trump:

    I mean. All of the men, we’re petrified to speak to women anymore. We may raise our voice, you know what? The women get it better than we do folks. They get it better than we do. If she didn’t play that card, she has nothing.

  2. Raj Peter Bhakta:

    There was part of me that was petrified. These are rich and powerful people who threatened me with ruin. No rational person wouldn’t take that threat seriously. On the other hand, I thought about what I was fighting for, this is my farm, where I live with my two daughters and my pregnant wife. This is not just a business, this is not some piece of dirt, like a mall, some piece of real estate, this is my home. I have put my heart and soul into this. I have gotten our employees to buy into a long-term vision of creating the finest whiskey company in the world and I felt like I needed to fight for that, for this being the right thing for our society and civilization, as opposed to gangster capitalism.

  3. Larry King:

    I was petrified, the theme music was supposed to fade, and I was supposed to do a voice-over. But every time the music faded I’d turn it back up again. Finally, the station manager stuck his head into the studio and said, ‘Remember, this is a communicating business.’ I let the music go down and told the audience what had just happened. Those were my first words on the radio.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Oh, give him asylum -- he's afraid, he's afraid ! we don't love the fact that he's got tattoos on his face, that's not a good sign. We don't love the fact that he's carrying the flag of Honduras or Guatemala or El Salvador, only to say he's petrified to be in his country.

  5. Jennifer Slone:

    I was petrified, i thought this was it, this was the end.

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    cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    • A. gloat
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