frightened: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (frīt'nd), [key]
— adj.
  1. thrown into a fright; afraid; scared; terrified: a frightened child cowering in the corner.
  2. afraid; fearful (usually fol. by of&hasp;): He has always been frightened of heights.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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