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English definition of “scared”

scared

adjective     /skeəd/ US  /skerd/
B1 frightened or worried : He's scared of spiders . I'm scared of tell ing 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 .Afraid
(Definition of scared adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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