1. frightened

adjective. ['ˈfraɪtənd'] made afraid.


  • afraid


  • bold
  • brave

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Rhymes with Frightened

  • unenlightened
  • enlightened
  • brightened
  • tightened
  • lightened
  • heightened

How do you pronounce frightened?

Pronounce frightened as ˈfraɪtənd.

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Sentences with frightened

1. Verb, past tense
Does your child get frightened when she raises her voice?

2. Verb, past participle
The Siamese howls when frightened, angry and possibly even when hurt.

3. Adjective
If too much action or noise is around them, poodles can startle or become frightened.

Quotes about frightened

1. The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

3. When it's over, I want to say: all my lifeI was a bride married to amazement.I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms. When it is over, I don't want to wonderif I have made of my life something particular, and real.I don't want to find myself sighing and frightened,or full of argument. I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.
- Mary Oliver

2. frightened

adjective. ['ˈfraɪtənd'] thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation.


  • panicky
  • panicked
  • afraid
  • panic-struck
  • panic-stricken


  • fearlessness
  • unconcerned
  • inclined
  • unfrightened