scared


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scare

 (skâr)
v. scared, scar·ing, scares
v.tr.
To strike with sudden fear; alarm. See Synonyms at frighten.
v.intr.
To become frightened: a child who scares easily.
n.
1. A condition or sensation of sudden fear: That mask gave me a real scare.
2. A general state of alarm; a panic: a bomb scare that necessitated evacuating the building.
adj.
Serving or intended to frighten people: scare stories; scare tactics.
Phrasal Verb:
scare up Informal
To gather or prepare with considerable effort or ingenuity: managed to scare up some folding chairs for the unexpected crowd.

[Middle English skerren, scaren, from Old Norse skirra, from skjarr, timid.]

scar′er n.

scared

(ˈskɛəd)
adj
frightened or nervous
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scared - made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"
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"

scared

Translations
خائِفخائِف، فَزَع
bázlivýmající strachvylekaný
bangebange for
peloissaan
uplašen
félriadt
hræddur
怖がった
겁먹은
rädd
ที่น่ากลัว
sợ hãi

scared

[ˈskɛərd] adjeffrayé(e)
to be scared → avoir peur
Don't be scared → N'aie pas peur.
I was scared stiff → J'avais une peur bleue.
to be scared of sb/sth → avoir peur de qn/qch
Are you scared of him? → Est-ce que tu as peur de lui?
to be scared to do sth → avoir peur de faire qch
to be scared of doing sth → avoir peur de faire qch

scared

adj
(= afraid) look, face, voiceängstlich, verängstigt; he’s a scared maner hat Angst; to be scared (of somebody/something)(vor jdm/etw) Angst haben; to be scared stiff or to death or out of one’s wits (all inf)Todesängste ausstehen, fürchterliche Angst haben; to be scared to do somethingAngst haben, etw zu tun; she was too scared to speaksie konnte vor Angst nicht sprechen; she was always too scared to speak in publicsie getraute sich nie, in der Öffentlichkeit zu sprechen; he’s scared of telling her the truther getraut sich nicht, ihr die Wahrheit zu sagen
(= apprehensive)ängstlich; to be scared that …Angst haben, dass …, befürchten, dass …

scared

[skɛəd] adjimpaurito/a, spaventato/a
to be scared (of) → aver paura (di)
to be scared to death, be scared stiff → essere spaventato/a a morte
to be scared out of one's wits (fam) → non capire più niente dalla paura

scare

(skeə) verb
to startle or frighten. You'll scare the baby if you shout; His warning scared her into obeying him.
noun
1. a feeling of fear or alarm. The noise gave me a scare.
2. a feeling of fear or panic among a large number of people. a smallpox scare.
scared adjective
frightened. I'm scared of spiders; a scared little girl.
ˈscarecrow noun
a figure set up eg in a field, to scare away birds and stop them eating the seeds etc.
ˈscaremonger noun
a person who spreads alarming rumours.
scare away/off
to make go away or stay away because of fear. The birds were scared away by the dog.

scared

خائِف vylekaný bange verängstigt τρομαγμένος asustado peloissaan effrayé uplašen spaventato 怖がった 겁먹은 bang skremt przestraszony assustado напуганный rädd ที่น่ากลัว korkmuş sợ hãi 害怕的
References in classic literature ?
"Terribly scared, madam," answered the Lion, "for at first I thought you were going to have a fit.
`I know I am just awful, Jim, I was so scared.' She took my handkerchief from my pocket and tried to wipe my face with it, but I snatched it away from her.
"The Chiss is cowardly, I'm sure, and if it ever heard my awful, terrible, frightful growl, it would be scared stiff."
Oh, I'm so sorry; but you mustn't, really, ever get scared about me, Nancy.
Then we kind of come to, and lifted the old man up and got him into his chair, and Benny petted him and kissed him and tried to comfort him, and poor old Aunt Sally she done the same; but, poor things, they was so broke up and scared and knocked out of their right minds that they didn't hardly know what they was about.
Verily, I myself am the scared crow that once saw you naked, and without paint; and I flew away when the skeleton ogled at me.
"She IS scared! she IS scared!" he cried, exultantly.
"Would you be scared to go down the Corbury road with me on a night like this?" he asked.
He is fat and so clumsy and so furiously angry, but he's too scared of Trent to do anything but obey orders, and there he works hour after hour, groaning, and the perspiration rolls off him as though he were in a Turkish bath.
Even yet I'm so scared something will happen to prevent me from getting to it."
`Oh, he comed there from far, far away,' says Joe, `and I fought he was going to eat me up, Uncle Jim.' `Were you scared?' says I.
The Bellman looked scared, And was almost too frightened to speak: