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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Organic matter turned into stone; fossilized. Also; To be dazed of stunned with terror or astonishment.

Usage examples (41)
  • Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
  • petrified with fear
  • petrified wood
  • Verb (used with object) : I was petrified with fear. ,The tragedy in his life petrified his emotions for more
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