frightened

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frightened (comparative more frightened, superlative most frightened)

  1. Afraid; suffering from fear.
    Ellen was frightened after learning that the residents of a haunted house are dead and are now ghosts who still haunted here.
    Amy was frightened and ran away after the bedsheet Emma was wearing over her head scared her.
    • He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. [] But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].

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frightened

  1. simple past tense and past participle of frighten