Definitions

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  • adj. Having fear; afraid, frightened.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scare.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made afraid

Etymologies

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Examples

  • [Loud cheering.] "But before Registration Day I was scared -- just plain _scared_.

    Tom Slade with the Colors

  • No match on the face but the name scared up a few hits. there were four Philip Prokovs in the city.

    Art & Me

  • The title scared me a little, i thought someone was transfering off ER… like scott or randy or the guild…

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Moving on up to a new server…

  • I am not sure if the book got banned because I tackle sensitive issues in depth-like food safety, local corruption that protects the sex industry, and a weak education sector that squelches innovation and analytical ability-or if the title scared the regulators, or something else.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "Sometimes you can use the word scared to represent my emotional state at the beginning," Yao told Reuters at the offices of the Shanghai Sharks -- the Chinese Basketball League team he now owns.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • I have to admit, your title scared me just a little bit.

    How to Bribe Yourself to Do Nasty Things

  • For her to get serious about the disease, it took what she calls a scared-straight moment thinking of her son losing his mom.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2009

  • He was barking; what she described as a scared, violent bark around the time Martha may have been killed.

    CNN Transcript May 10, 2002

  • BY ALICIA QUARLES, The Associated Press NEW YORK - Metallica and the word "scared" don't usually go together.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Blame those who uphold the status quo because every time a pro-abortion woman pipes up with just one simple word: “Discrimination!” everyone kowtows and scuttles away in scared silence.

    ProWomanProLife » The abortion distortion, Part 145,367

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