spaurato

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From spaur(are) (to frighten, scare) +‎ -ato (1st conjugation past participle suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /spawˈra.to/
  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Hyphenation: spau‧rà‧to

ParticipleEdit

spaurato (feminine spaurata, masculine plural spaurati, feminine plural spaurate)

  1. past participle of spaurare

AdjectiveEdit

spaurato (feminine spaurata, masculine plural spaurati, feminine plural spaurate)

  1. afraid, frightened, scared
    Synonyms: impaurito, spaurito, spaventato

NounEdit

spaurato m (plural spaurati)

  1. one who is afraid or frightened
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XXII, page 331:
      «Se voi volete vedere o udire», ¶ ricominciò lo spaürato appresso, ¶ «Toschi o Lombardi, io ne farò venire; [] »
      "If you desire either to see or hear," ¶ the terror-stricken recommenced thereon, ¶ "Tuscans or Lombards, I will make them come."

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