scared out of (one's) wits(redirected from scared out of your wits)
scared out of (one's) wits
Shocked or frightened very suddenly or severely. (Hyperbolically alludes to scaring one so badly that they lose their sanity.) I tried to play it cool in front of my friends, but honestly, I was scared out of my wits watching that horror movie. Janet's been scared out of her wits ever since that burglar was caught breaking into her house.
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