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frightened Line breaks: fright|ened
Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌɪtnd/

Definition of frightened in English:


Afraid or anxious: a frightened child I’m not frightened of him
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  • He had the strangest face I had ever seen, and I was a bit frightened of it, and I remained afraid of it.
  • Lynne says she's not afraid of death, she's just frightened of losing the people she loves.
  • He said the experience has made him frightened of walking in the town and scared of police - even though he has done nothing wrong.
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