frightened vs scared what difference

what is difference between frightened and scared

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹaɪtn̩d/
  • Hyphenation: frigh‧tened

Adjective

frightened (comparative more frightened, superlative most frightened)

  1. Afraid; suffering from fear.
    She looked very much frightened.
    • He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. [] But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:afraid

Translations

Verb

frightened

  1. simple past tense and past participle of frighten


English

Etymology

scare +‎ -ed

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /skɛəd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /skɛəɹd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛə(r)d

Adjective

scared (comparative more scared or scareder, superlative most scared or scaredest)

  1. Feeling fear; afraid, frightened.

Synonyms

  • See Thesaurus:afraid

Translations

Verb

scared

  1. simple past tense and past participle of scare

Anagrams

  • Cerdas, Dacres, Des Arc, caders, cadres, cedars, crased, decars, e-cards, ecards, sacred

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial