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  1. filled with fear, terror, or dread, often suddenly; frightened; alarmed:The doctor provided not only physical treatment but also moral guidance for scared patients with terminal diagnoses.I came into college as a scared freshman and left as a confident, competent adult.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of scare.

Origin of scared


Other words from scared

  • un·scared, adjective

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