how to pronounce petrified

/ˈpɛtɹəˌfaɪd/

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petrified is pronounced in three syllables

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pɛtɹəfaɪd

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An example use of petrified in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that's for everyone who's petrified of …”

meanings of petrified

adjective:

  1. Extremely afraid.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of petrify.

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