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Correct spelling:
frightened
Definition:
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"
Synonyms:
frightened (adjective)
horrified, scared stiff, intimidated, chicken-livered, lily-livered, paralyzed, harrowed, petrified, fearful, anxious, startled, unnerved, terrified, scared, weak-kneed, apprehensive, alarmed, cowardly, rattled, terror-stricken, fainthearted, timid, jittery, agitated, afraid.
alarmed (verb)
startled, scared, alarmed, surprised, signaled, panicked, alerted, dismayed, shocked.
threatened (verb)
threatened, scared, harassed, browbeat, hinted, intimidated, bulldozed, bullied, browbeaten, foreboded, admonished, tormented, forewarned, warned.
frightened (verb)
terrified, intimidated, panicked, petrified, set on edge, unnerved, disturbed, scared, haunted, rattled, agitated, horrified, threatened, alarmed, harrowed.
Other synonyms:
scared, panic-stricken, panicked, afraid, terrified, panicky, panic-struck.
Examples of usage:
  1. Well, that frightened a bit, then didn't I let it! 'im an' 'im 'ave - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. " Don't be frightened," she said, with a little laugh. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. She seems to be in trouble, or frightened." - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.

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