Petrified wood in Arizona's Petrified Forest.
- An example of petrified is someone unable to move because of fear.
- An example of petrified is a tree turned to stone after hot lava flowing over it.
Petrified is defined as rigid, paralyzed, or turned to stone.
(comparative more petrified, superlative most petrified)
- Extremely afraid.
- simple past tense and past participle of petrify