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frightened

fright·ened

frightened

 
pronunciation:
fraI tnd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: seized with fear.
When she heard a thumping noise in the middle of the night, she was frightened.
similar words:
afraid, aghast, timorous
definition 2: afraid (usu. fol. by "of").
Are you frightened of spiders?
similar words:
afraid, nervous, scared
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