scared etymology

English word scared comes from English -ed, English scare

Detailed word origin of scared

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
scare English (eng) To frighten, terrify, startle, especially in a minor way. A cause of slight terror; something that inspires fear or dread.. A minor fright.
scared English (eng) Feeling fear; afraid, frightened.

Words with the same origin as scared

Descendants of -ed
accepted accused armed beloved betrayed bored buried cute embarrassed experienced feed felt figured headed informed landed needed placed retired stopped talented transferred turned wanted
Descendants of scare