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Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹaɪtn̩d/, /ˈfɹaɪʔn̩d/
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  • Hyphenation: frigh‧tened

Adjective Edit

frightened (comparative more frightened, superlative most frightened)

  1. Afraid; suffering from fear.
    She looked very much frightened of the storm.
    • 1909, Archibald Marshall [pseudonym; Arthur Hammond Marshall], chapter I, in The Squire’s Daughter, New York, N.Y.: Dodd, Mead and Company, published 1919, →OCLC:
      He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. [] But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].

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  1. simple past and past participle of frighten