Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an affrighted manner; with fright.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb With fright.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb archaic, poetic with fright

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Examples

  • The voice that was praying for me faltered and sank low — then rose on a sudden, and called affrightedly, called despairingly to me to come away.

    The Woman in White

  • The voice that was praying for me faltered and sank low -- then rose on a sudden, and called affrightedly, called despairingly to me to come away.

    The Woman in White

  • The voice that was praying for me faltered and sank low -- then rose on a sudden, and called affrightedly, called despairingly to me to come away.

    The Woman in White

  • The dressmaker, with her hands still clasped, looked affrightedly from the one to the other of her two companions.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • “I never wrote it,” she gasped affrightedly; “I know nothing about it!”

    The Woman in White

  • “Did you hear anybody calling after us?” she asked, looking up and down the road affrightedly, the instant I stopped.

    The Woman in White

  • Before she had been long engaged in this way, she was startled by the sound of his voice, affrightedly calling her back.

    No Name

  • When the first crows rose in the air, cawing affrightedly, he did not hear.

    The Waste Lands

  • Some circled in the air and occasionally swooped down towards the ground only to rocket up again affrightedly to the sky; for the tiger lay by its kill and resented the approach of any daring bird that aspired to share the feast.

    The Jungle Girl

  • The corridor, as he glances affrightedly up and down, is empty.

    The Haunted Chamber A Novel

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