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What does the word petrified?
Last Updated: 13th January, 2020
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In this manner, what does it mean if something is petrified?
to benumb or paralyze with astonishment, horror, orotherstrong emotion: I was petrified with fear. to makerigid orinert; harden; deaden: The tragedy in his lifepetrified hisemotions.
One may also ask, what part of speech is the word petrified? petrify
|part of speech:||transitive verb|
|definition 3:||to daze or paralyze, as with terror or astonishment. Thesuddenscream in the night petrified all the campers.The news ofthedisaster petrified us. similar words: astonish, astound,daze,frighten, immobilize, paralyze, stun, terrify|
|part of speech:||intransitive verb|
Keeping this in view, does petrified mean scared?
petrified. If you are petrified, youareextremely frightened, perhaps so frightened thatyoucannot think or move. A petrified plant or animal hasdiedand has gradually turned into stone.
Is Petrified a adjective?
petrified adjective (FRIGHTENED) extremely frightened: She's petrified of beingonher own in the house at night.