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Definition of Startled

Startled

  1. of Startle

Startled Quotations

A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.
Robert Collier

Professionalism in art has this difficulty: To be professional is to be dependable, to be dependable is to be predictable, and predictability is esthetically boring - an anti-virtue in a field where we hope to be astonished and startled and at some deep level refreshed.
John Updike

She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled fawn and it jerked away from me.
Raymond Chandler

I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish.
Marcel Marceau
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Startled Translations

startled in Dutch is geschrokken
startled in German is aufgeschreckt, aufgeschreckt, schreckte auf
startled in Hungarian is ijedt, riadt
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