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frightened

adjective

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frightened

verb
past tense of frighten

Synonyms & Antonyms of frightened (Entry 2 of 2)

to strike with fear
  • around the campfire the campers tried to frighten one another with ghostly legends and grisly tales

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The first known use of frightened was in 1591

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“Frightened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frightened. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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