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English definition of “scared”

scared

adjective uk   /skeəd/ us    /skerd/
B1 frightened or worried: He's scared of spiders. I'm scared of telling her what really happened. He's scared to tell her what really happened. I was scared (= very worried) (that) you might not be there. I was scared stiff (= extremely frightened). She had a scared look on her face.
(Definition of scared from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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