: afraid of something : nervous or frightened
: thrown into or being in a state of fear, fright, or panic <scared of snakes> <scared to go out>
Examples of SCARED
- I am really scared about speaking in front of the class.
- He was scared that his mother wouldn't let him go to the movies with his friends.
- She's scared to walk alone at night.
First Known Use of SCARED
Related to SCARED
- affrighted, aghast, alarmed, fearful, frightened, horrified, horror-struck, hysterical (also hysteric), afraid, scary, shocked, spooked, terrified, terrorized
- fearless, unafraid
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