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petrified
American English: /ˈpɛtrəˌfaɪd/
British English: /ˈpɛtrɪfʌɪd/

Translation of petrified in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (terrified)
    muerto de miedo
    Example sentences
    • I seriously can't cope with them - I'm petrified.
    • A Director of Nursing learns of a records falsification by a young nurse, who is petrified of having made a mistake.
    • I was always petrified - there don't have to be terrorists.
  • 2 (Geology)
    Example sentences
    • Just off the road, the Aztec sandstone outcrops at Redstone Picnic Area are actually petrified sand dunes.
    • Figures 24-26 are postcards advertising three petrified wood localities in the Dakotas.
    • Riding through a homogenous ocean of petrified clay, we arrive at a remote campsite set within a cluster of trees.
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