: stumped for words; to stare blankly
: to stare blankly; startled
恐れる | おそれる osoreru
ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to fear; to be afraid of
怔怔 zheng4 zheng4: in a daze
怔忡 zheng1chong1: (of the heart) palpitating with fear; palpitation (Chinese medicine)
怔忪 zheng1zhong1: frightened; scared; terrified
怔神兒[儿] zheng1 shen2r: lost in thought; in a daze
怔怔地 zheng1 zheng1 de: in a startled fashion
發[发]怔 fa1zheng1: baffled; nonplussed
魔怔 mo2zheng1: crazed; possessed; bewitched
目怔口呆 mu4 zheng1 kou3 dai1
: lit. eye startled, mouth struck dumb; stunned; stupefied
忄 (xin1: heart; radical 61) suggests the meaning while
正 (zheng4 | zheng1: right) provides the sound.
dang1 xiao3mao yao1 jin4 wu1zi shi2 kan4dao4 xiao3lao3shu3 pao3 guo4, ta1 jui4 zheng1 zhu4 le.
As the kitten was entering the house, it was brought up short by a scurrying mouse.