frightened frightened  /f ˈraɪ tənd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) made afraid
  2. (adj) thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

Usage(s):

  1. Kids were so frightened by these films that they wet themselves in terror.
  2. Pointing to the frightened child, the Indian woman begged Surgeon Geraldo Lozada to exorcise the evil spirits which had taken possession of her.
  3. It's tempting to think there are two gay Americas, one frightened and one fabulous, a merely gay America and a fully Queer America.

News

  1. Cher: Why I Was Nervous To Perform On ‘The Voice’

    Cher was completely frightened during her live performance of ‘Woman’s World’ on the season finale of ‘The Voice,’ the singer tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: HollywoodLife

  2. Frightened Rabbit announce tour, playing Electric Factory

    Although Frightened Rabbit just played a show at Union Transfer in April, the band isn’t stopping just yet.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Frightened Rabbit Announce Fall Headline Tour

    Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording group Frightened Rabbit have unveiled details for a headlining fall tour. The dates kick off on September 24 at Union Hall in Edmonton, AB, and follow the Scottish quintet's ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "This has been a disaster for this region, and people are understandably frightened and concerned about what the next few months and the next few years may hold," Obama said after a briefing with the Coast Guard's Allen and the governors of...
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

  2. "I know this has also been very hard for Colleen Shipman and I would like her to know how very sorry I am for having frightened her in any way and about the subsequent public harassment that has followed all of us," Nowak told reporters outside...
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Lisa Nowak Source: Reuters

  3. "I was frightened and I was worried there was going to be an accident," Kidman said.
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Nicole Kidman Source: Forbes

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