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 Dictionary entry overview: What does terrified mean? 

TERRIFIED (adjective)
  The adjective TERRIFIED has 1 sense:

1. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

  Familiarity information: TERRIFIED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TERRIFIED (adjective)

Sense 1terrified [BACK TO TOP]


Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation


frightened; panic-stricken; panic-struck; panicked; panicky; terrified

Context examples:

became panicky as the snow deepened / felt panicked before each exam / trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd / the terrified horse bolted


afraid (filled with fear or apprehension)

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