Definition Frightened

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Definition

(I'm) frightened: (I'm) afraid, scared
adjective

to frighten (someone off): to scare (someone to stop them doing something)
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm very frightened of tables.
US: Come back! I didn't mean to frighten you off.

Examples

  • "Please don't be frightened by my sisters."
  • "Icarus : I was so frightened!"
  • "No longer a small boy, frightened and ridiculed and picked on."
  • "People carve faces into pumpkins to frighten off evil spirits."

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