Definition of 'petrified'
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Now she glanced up through her lashes to see mask and robe standing petrified, like stone. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)Half an hour ago you tell me you're petrified... seem to think your death is required in all this. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
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Translations for 'petrified'
British English: petrified /ˈpɛtrɪˌfaɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are petrified, you are extremely frightened.
I've always been petrified of being alone.
- American English: petrified
- Arabic: مُتَحَجِّرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: apavorado
- Chinese: 吓呆了的
- Croatian: prestravljen
- Czech: ztuhlý strachy
- Danish: forstenet
- Dutch: doodsbang
- European Spanish: petrificado
- Finnish: kauhun lamaannuttama
- French: pétrifié
- German: versteinert
- Greek: αποσβολωμένος
- Italian: pietrificato
- Japanese: すくむ
- Korean: 놀라서 멍해진
- Norwegian: forsteinet
- Polish: sparaliżowany
- European Portuguese: apavorado
- Romanian: îngrozit
- Russian: оцепеневший
- Spanish: petrificado
- Swedish: vettskrämd
- Thai: ทำให้ตกตะลึงเพราะความกลัว
- Turkish: ödü kopmak
- Ukrainian: заціпенілий від страху
- Vietnamese: chết điếng người
Definition of petrified from the Collins English Dictionary
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