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Definition of "startled" []

  • Surprised; alarmed (adjective)
  • Extremely shocked. (adjective)

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  • Simple past tense and past participle of startle. (verb)

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Use "startled" in a sentence
  • "His expression startled her, the blaze in his eyes—they were full of faith in her, of confidence in her abilities."
  • "The mention of their name startled Frank and Joe out of their trance."
  • "Izabel choked out a laugh, her expression startled."
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