- The definition of terrified is a feeling of being extremely afraid.
An example of being terrified is if you are so afraid of something you are having nightmares.
- Terrified is defined as filled with extreme fear.
When an R-rated movie caused a child to be extremely afraid and have nightmares, this is an example of a movie that terrified the child.
Variant of terrify
- terrifyingly adverb
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