Synonyms of frightened


1. frighten, fright, scare, affright, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"

2. frighten, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

usage: drive out by frightening


1. frightened, scared, afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid)

usage: made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"

2. panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened, afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of frightened (Dictionary)