terrified


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ter·ri·fy

 (tĕr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. ter·ri·fied, ter·ri·fy·ing, ter·ri·fies
1. To fill with terror; make deeply afraid: "She was terrified that he would lie to her" (Jodi Picoult). See Synonyms at frighten.
2. To drive or force by arousing fear: "The few who survived had long ago been terrified into complete intellectual surrender" (George Orwell).

[Latin terrificāre, from terrificus, terrific; see terrific.]

terrified

(ˈtɛrɪfaɪd)
adj
very frightened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.terrified - thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"

terrified

adjective frightened, scared, petrified, alarmed, intimidated, awed, panic-stricken, scared to death, scared stiff, scared shitless (taboo slang), terror-stricken, shit-scared (taboo slang), horror-struck, frightened out of your wits She was terrified that he would attack her.
Translations
مُرْتَعِب، خائِف جدامَرْعُوب
vyděšený
rædselsslagen
pelokas
prestrašen
óttasleginn
怖がった
겁에 질린
prestrašen
livrädd
ทำให้น่ากลัวมาก
aşırı derecede korkmuşdehşete kapılmış
khiếp sợ

terrified

[ˈterɪfaɪd] ADJ to be terrifiedestar aterrorizado, estar aterrado
to be terrified of sth/sbtener terror or pavor a algo/algn
he was terrified of catching Aidsle aterrorizaba or le daba terror (la idea de) coger el sida
I was terrified of her meeting another manme daba terror que conociera a otro hombre
she was terrified that they'd lose their homele aterrorizaba or le daba terror el pensar que pudieran perder su casa
I was terrified that he might follow metenía terror de que pudiera seguirme

terrified

[ˈtɛrɪfaɪd] adjterrifié(e)
I was terrified! → J'étais terrifié!
to be terrified of sth → être terrifié(e) par qch
to be terrified that ... → être terrifié(e) à l'idée que ...

terrified

adj person, animalverängstigt; look alsoangstvoll; to be terrified of somethingvor etw schreckliche Angst haben; he was terrified when/in case …er hatte fürchterliche Angst, als …/davor, dass …; you look terrifieddu hast Angst, das sieht man!

terrify

(ˈterifai) verb
to make very frightened. She was terrified by his appearance.
terrific (təˈrifik) adjective
1. marvellous; wonderful. a terrific party.
2. very great, powerful etc. He gave the ball a terrific kick.
terrifically (təˈrifikəli) adverb
very (much). She enjoyed herself terrifically.
ˈterrified adjective
The terrified little girl screamed.
ˈterrifying adjective

terrified

مَرْعُوب vyděšený rædselsslagen verängstigt τρομοκρατημένος aterrorizado pelokas terrifié prestrašen terrorizzato 怖がった 겁에 질린 doodsbang vettskremt przerażony aterrorizado запуганный livrädd ทำให้น่ากลัวมาก aşırı derecede korkmuş khiếp sợ 受惊吓的
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In the midst of this confusion he found her he sought, pale, anxious and terrified, but lovely.
In October following, a party made an excursion into that district called the Crab Orchard, and one of them, being advanced some distance before the others, boldly entered the house of a poor defenceless family, in which was only a Negro man, a woman and her children, terrified with the apprehensions of immediate death.
But an unlucky allusion to his previous remarks on Kearney's attentions to Jessie, and a querulous regret that he had permitted a disruption of their social intimacy, brought such an ominous and frigid opposition, not only from Christie, but even the frivolous Jessie herself, that Carr sank back in a crushed and terrified silence.
Many a brave man went down, many a horse fell, flinging his rider to the earth; many a horse without a rider ran wildly out of the ranks; then terrified at being alone, with no hand to guide him, came pressing in among his old companions, to gallop with them to the charge.
To this Teta Elzbieta hastened to respond that nothing could be too cheap to suit them just then; for they were quite terrified over the sums they had had to expend.
It was pitiful to see a creature so terrified, so unnerved, so demoralized.
We had groped our slippery way forward, and were now bailing with the frenzy of despair, when we heard the mate's terrified cry, from far aft:
inquired uncle Jerry, whose brain was working with an altogether unaccustomed rapidity,--so much so that it almost terrified him.
I was so terrified and horror-stricken at the sight, that I hid myself in a closet, and dared not venture out till long after the bloody transaction was over.
She had suffered very much from cramp after dancing, and her first attempt to mount the bank brought on such a return of it as made her absolutely powerless and in this state, and exceedingly terrified, she had been obliged to remain.
The sleepers were all aroused: ejaculations, terrified murmurs sounded in every room; door after door unclosed; one looked out and another looked out; the gallery filled.
I obliged her to obey; and I shall never forget what a scene she acted when we reached her chamber: it terrified me.