freaked

adjective
\ ˈfrēkt How to pronounce freaked (audio) \
variants: or freaked-out \ ˈfrēkt-​ˈau̇t How to pronounce freaked-out (audio) \

Definition of freaked

informal
: feeling or showing extreme distress, astonishment, or discomposure For those too freaked or tired to brave the mall, there are always catalogs.— Stephanie Gutmann With the last half of my sandwich trapped between my knees, I clung to the wheel, too freaked to do anything but hold my bug [=Volkswagen Beetle model of automobile] in its own lane.— Bill Franzen But the show's most enjoyable moments are more intimate, as he pulls off … intensely complicated tricks with coins and cards for suitably freaked-out bystanders.— Tom Gliatto

First Known Use of freaked

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Freaked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freaked. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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