Synonyms For Scared

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Synonyms For Scared

synonyms for scared


1 sense of scared                                                      

Sense 1
frightened, scared -- (made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move")
       => afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid) -- (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")

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2 senses of frightened                                                 

Sense 1
frightened, scared -- (made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move")
       => afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid) -- (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")

Sense 2
panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened -- (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(predicate) (vs. unafraid) -- (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")


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4 senses of afraid                                                     

Sense 1
afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid) -- (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")
       => acrophobic -- (suffering from acrophobia; abnormally afraid of high places)
       => afeard(predicate), afeared(predicate) -- (a pronunciation of afraid)
       => aghast(predicate), appalled, dismayed, shocked -- (struck with fear, dread, or consternation)
       => agoraphobic -- (suffering from agoraphobia; abnormally afraid of open or public places)
       => alarmed -- (experiencing a sudden sense of danger)
       => algophobic -- (suffering from algophobia; abnormally afraid of pain)
       => apprehensive -- (in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger")
       => hangdog -- (frightened into submission or compliance)
       => claustrophobic -- (suffering from claustrophobia; abnormally afraid of closed-in places)
       => fearful -- (experiencing or showing fear; "a fearful glance"; "fearful of criticism")
       => frightened, scared -- (made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move")
       => horrified, horror-stricken, horror-struck -- (stricken with horror)
       => hunted -- (reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted; "the hopeless hunted look on the prisoner's face"; "a glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes")
       => hydrophobic, aquaphobic -- (abnormally afraid of water)
       => mysophobic -- (suffering from mysophobia; abnormally afraid of dirt or contamination)
       => panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened -- (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")
       => numb -- (so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified; "too numb with fear to move")
       => shitless -- (extremely frightened; "he was scared shitless")
       => terror-stricken, terror-struck -- (struck or filled with terror)
       => triskaidekaphobic -- (suffering from triskaidekaphobia (abnormal fear of the number 13))
       => unnerved -- (deprived of courage and strength; "the steeplejack, exhausted and unnerved, couldn't hold on to his dangerous perch much longer")
       => white-lipped -- (having white lips from fear or terror)
       => xenophobic -- (suffering from xenophobia; having abnormal fear or hatred of the strange or foreign)
          Also See-> cowardly#1, fearful#3; timid#1

Sense 2
afraid -- (filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement; "I'm afraid I won't be able to come"; "he was afraid he would have to let her go"; "I'm afraid you're wrong")
       => concerned (vs. unconcerned) -- (feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child")

Sense 3
afraid -- (feeling worry or concern or insecurity; "She was afraid that I might be embarrassed"; "terribly afraid of offending someone"; "I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict")
       => concerned (vs. unconcerned) -- (feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child")

Sense 4
afraid -- (having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work"; "afraid to show emotion")
       => disinclined (vs. inclined) -- (unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval; "disinclined to say anything to anybody")

Synonyms For Scared


Courtesy of:

Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. <http://wordnet.princeton.edu>

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