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Definitions and Synonyms of frightened | Another word for frightened | What is frightened?

Definition 1: made afraid - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where frightened or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the frightened child cowered in the corner
  • too shocked and scared to move

Synonyms for frightened in the sense of this definition

(frightened is similar to ...) filled with fear or apprehension

"afraid even to turn his head" "suddenly looked afraid" "afraid for his life" "afraid of snakes" "afraid to ask questions"

Definition 2: thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where frightened or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • became panicky as the snow deepened
  • felt panicked before each exam
  • trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd
  • the terrified horse bolted

Synonyms for frightened in the sense of this definition

(frightened is similar to ...) filled with fear or apprehension

"afraid even to turn his head" "suddenly looked afraid" "afraid for his life" "afraid of snakes" "afraid to ask questions"

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