Meaning of “petrified” in the English Dictionary

"petrified" in British English

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

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petrifiedadjective

us /ˈpet·rəˌfɑɪd/

very frightened:

As soon as they got on the stage they were petrified with fright.

(Definition of “petrified” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)