1. [ adjective ] thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
Synonyms: panicked panic-stricken panic-struck terrified panicky

"became panicky as the snow deepened" "felt panicked before each exam" "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd" "the terrified horse bolted"

Related terms: afraid
2. [ adjective ] made afraid
Synonyms: scared

"the frightened child cowered in the corner" "too shocked and scared to move"

Related terms: afraid
Similar spelling:   frighten