What does startled mean?

Definitions for startled
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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
    British
    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. 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.

  2. William Blanchard:

    We were startled, it was a system that had worked well for umpteen years.

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.

  4. Kevin Moore:

    He kind of startled me, he says,' Well, what are you doing here ?'.

  5. 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,'.

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

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