What does startled mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. startledadjective

    excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement

    "students startled by the teacher's quiet return"; "the sudden fluttering of the startled pigeons"; "her startled expression"

Wiktionary

  1. startledadjective

    Extremely shocked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Startled

    of Startle

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of startled in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of startled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of startled in a Sentence

  1. Chase Dellwo , 26:

    It was startled, Chase Dellwo was startled ; the bear engaged in a defensive attack.

  2. Walter Benjamin:

    Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help.

  3. Nathan Harman:

    He sort of snapped up, stood up and turned around, and he looked startled, and then I just didn't think anything of it and rode off.

  4. Frederick Douglass:

    For it is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. The feeling of the nation must be quickened; the conscience of the nation must be roused; the propriety of the nation must be startled; the hypocrisy of the nation must be exposed; and its crimes against God and man must be proclaimed and denounced.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.

Images & Illustrations of startled

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Translations for startled

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  • erschrockenGerman
  • مبهوتPersian
  • kauhuissaan, säikähtänyt, pelästynytFinnish
  • effarouché, surprisFrench
  • forskrekketNorwegian
  • шокированный, напуганный, испуганный, потрясённый, поражённый, испугатьRussian
  • திடுக்கிட்டதுTamil
  • giật mìnhVietnamese
  • 吃惊Chinese

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