be scared shitless

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be scared shitless

rude slang To be completely terrified. I was scared shitless when I woke up to the sounds of an intruder in my house.
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be scared (or bored) shitless

be extremely frightened (or bored).
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I was scared shitless but there was no point in trying to get away.
And it forced the President of the United States to walk to the Lincoln Memorial, where students were gathering, and tell them he was withdrawing the troops from Cambodia, because he was scared shitless.