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frightened


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frighten  \Fright"en\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Frightened};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Frightening}.]  [See  {Fright},  v.  t.] 
  To  disturb  with  fear;  to  throw  into  a  state  of  alarm  or 
  fright;  to  affright;  to  terrify. 
 
  More  frightened  than  hurt.  --Old  Proverb. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frightened 
  adj  1:  thrown  into  a  state  of  intense  fear  or  desperation;  "became 
  panicky  as  the  snow  deepened";  "felt  panicked  before 
  each  exam";  "trying  to  keep  back  the  panic-stricken 
  crowd";  "the  terrified  horse  bolted"  [syn:  {panicky}, 
  {panicked},  {panic-stricken},  {panic-struck},  {terrified}] 
  2:  made  afraid;  "the  frightened  child  cowered  in  the  corner"; 
  "too  shocked  and  scared  to  move"  [syn:  {scared}] 




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