frightened vs terrified what difference

what is difference between frightened and terrified

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛɹɪfaɪd/
  • Hyphenation: ter‧ri‧fied

Adjective

terrified (comparative more terrified, superlative most terrified)

  1. Extremely frightened.

Translations

Verb

terrified

  1. simple past tense and past participle of terrify

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