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Wordnet 3.0


1. made afraid;
- Example: "the frightened child cowered in the corner"
- Example: "too shocked and scared to move"
[syn: frightened, scared]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scare \Scare\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scared; p. pr. & vb. n. Scaring.] [OE. skerren, skeren, Icel. skirra to bar, prevent, skirrask to shun, shrink from; or fr. OE. skerre, adj., scared, Icel. skjarr; both perhaps akin to E. sheer to turn.] To frighten; to strike with sudden fear; to alarm. [1913 Webster] The noise of thy crossbow Will scare the herd, and so my shoot is lost. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To scare away, to drive away by frightening. To scare up, to find by search, as if by beating for game. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Syn: To alarm; frighten; startle; affright; terrify. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scared adj 1: made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move" [syn: frightened, scared]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "scared": afeared, afraid, aghast, alarmed, anxious, appalled, fear-struck, feared, fearful, frightened, haunted with fear, horrified, panicked, panicky, scary, shocked, spooked, startled, terrified, terror-stricken