What is another word for running scared?

144 synonyms found


[ ɹˈʌnɪŋ skˈe͡əd], [ ɹˈʌnɪŋ skˈe‍əd], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_n_ɪ_ŋ s_k_ˈeə_d]

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How to use "Running scared" in context?

Running scared has become a popular phrase in our society, and it can often come from a negative place where people feel anxious or scared. While it is understandable to feel scared when dangerous things are happening, running scared can actually set yourself up for greater anxiety and fear in the future.

One of the dangers of running scared is that it can lead to avoidance behaviors.avoiding potential danger can lead to your becoming even more scared as you cannot understand or cope with the situation. The more you avoid and rely on adrenaline to cope, the more likely you are to feel significantly anxiety and fear when danger actually does occur.

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