Meaning of “frightened” in the English Dictionary

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"frightened" in British English

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frightenedadjective

uk /ˈfraɪ.tənd/ us /ˈfraɪ.tənd/

B1 feeling fear or worry:

She gets frightened when he shouts at her.
The police officer found a frightened child in the hut.
Are you frightened of spiders?
I was frightened (that) you would fall.
Don't be frightened to complain if the service is bad.

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(Definition of “frightened” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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