how to pronounce scared


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the above transcription of scared is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

scared is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the central bank can be scared by various as it's like …”

meanings of scared


  1. Feeling fear; afraid, frightened.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of scare.

scared frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word scared occurs in english on average 40.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scared can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scared can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to scared


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