be frightened (or scared) out of one's wits

be frightened (or scared) out of one's wits
be frightened (or scared) out of one's wits
be extremely frightened.
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  • be frightened out of one's wits — be frightened (or scared) out of one s wits be extremely frightened; be immobilized by fear …   Useful english dictionary

  • scared — adjective I ve never been so scared in all my life Syn: frightened, afraid, fearful, startled, nervous, panicky, alarmed, intimidated; terrified, petrified, terrorized, horrified, unnerved, panic stricken/ struck, terror stricken/ struck, horror… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • wit — wit1 noun 1》 (also wits) the capacity for inventive thought and quick understanding; keen intelligence. 2》 a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humour. 3》 a witty person. Phrases be at one s wits end …   English new terms dictionary

  • afraid — adjective 1) they ran away because they were afraid Syn: frightened, scared, terrified, fearful, petrified, scared witless, scared to death, terror stricken, terror struck, frightened out of one s wits, scared out of one s wits, shaking in one s… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • petrified — adj 1. ossified, osseous, fossilized, turned to stone, Both Archaic. lapidified, lapidific; mineralized, horny, corneous, bony, sclerotic; calcified, vitrified, vitreous, crystallized, crystalline; indurate, indurated, hard, hardened, hard as a… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fear — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Anticipation of misfortune Nouns 1. fear, fearfulness, phobia; timidity, timorousness, diffidence; solicitude, anxiety, worry, care, apprehension; apprehensiveness, misgiving, mistrust, doubt, suspicion …   English dictionary for students

  • afraid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See fear. Ant., fearless. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Apprehensive of the future] Syn. hesitant, anxious, apprehensive, disturbed, frightened, fearful, scared, nervous, timorous, cautious, uneasy,… …   English dictionary for students

  • frighten — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To strike with fear] Syn. scare, alarm, terrify, daunt, dismay, cow, terrorize, shock, startle, dishearten, abash, dispirit, throw into a fright, raise apprehension, intimidate, deter, threaten, prey on the mind, badger,… …   English dictionary for students

  • terrified — adj horrified, horror struck, terror stricken, awe struck; frightened out of one s wits or skin, scared to death, Sl. scared stiff; petrified, paralyzed, frozen, stupefied, stunned; unnerved, unmanned, undone, unstrung, Sl. spooked …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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