Frightened vs Frighten - What's the difference?

frightened | frighten |


As verbs the difference between frightened and frighten

is that frightened is (frighten) while frighten is to disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.

As an adjective frightened

is afraid; suffering from fear.

frightened

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Afraid; suffering from fear.
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  • He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance.But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].

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    Verb

    (head)
  • (frighten)
  • frighten

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.
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