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English definition of “frightened”

frightened

adjective uk   /ˈfraɪ.tənd/ us  
B1 feeling fear or worry: She gets frightened when he shouts at her. The policewoman 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.AfraidAnxious and worried
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