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Afraid and frightened - synonyms or related words

afraid

adjective

worried that something bad might happen

frightened

adjective

feeling or showing fear, especially suddenly

scared

adjective

frightened, or worried

alarmed

adjective

frightened or worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen

fearful

adjective

frightened

startled

adjective

suddenly frightened or surprised by something

intimidated

adjective

feeling nervous or frightened of someone or something

panic-stricken

adjective

feeling so afraid or worried that you cannot think clearly or calmly

petrified

adjective

extremely frightened, especially so that you cannot move or decide what to do

(with) your heart in your mouth

feeling very nervous or afraid

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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