frightened

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
frighten

Third-person singular
frightens

Past tense
frightened

Past participle
frightened

Present participle
frightening

  1. The past tense and past participle of frighten.
    The dog frightened the baby when it started to bark.

Adjective[change]

Positive
frightened

Comparative
more frightened

Superlative
most frightened

  1. If you are frightened, you feel fear.
    Most children are frightened of the dark.
    I was frightened by a loud noise.
    The frightened deer ran into the woods.

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