What does startled mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. startled(adj)

    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. startled(Adjective)

    Extremely shocked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Startled

    of Startle

How to pronounce startled?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say startled in sign language?

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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. Robert Collier:

    Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

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

  3. Jen Principe and Toni Musso:

    When the police came, he got very startled and at that point he said,' They're going to arrest me.' And I said,' I won't let them do that. Just stay with me,'.

  4. Nathan Harman:

    I only saw one person, he sort of snapped up, stood up, and turned around. He looked startled. We made eye contact.

  5. 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.

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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