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Meaning of PETRIFIED

Pronunciation:  p'etruf`Id

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; "petrified with fear"; "she was petrified by the eerie sound"; "too numb with fear to move"
  2. [adj]  converted into a mineral; "petrified wood"
  3. [adj]  converted into stone

PETRIFIED is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: afraid(p), hard, mineral, mineralized, numb



Thesaurus Terms
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