HyperDic: fright

English > 2 senses of the word fright:
NOUNfeelingfright, fear, fearfulnessan emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
VERBemotionfright, frighten, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
fright > pronunciation
Soundsfray't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > fright: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).
Synonymsfear, fearfulness
AttributesafraidFilled with fear or apprehension
unafraid, fearlessoblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
Partscold sweatThe physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill
Narroweralarm, dismay, consternationFear resulting from the awareness of danger
apprehension, apprehensiveness, dreadfearful expectation or anticipation
creepsA feeling of fear and revulsion
frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingleAn almost pleasurable sensation of fright
horrorIntense and profound fear
hysteriaexcessive or uncontrollable fear
intimidationThe feeling of being intimidated
panic, terror, affrightAn overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
scare, panic attackA sudden attack of fear
stage frightFear that affects a person about to face an audience
timidity, timidness, timorousnessFear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
BroaderemotionAny strong feeling
Oppositefearlessness, braveryFeeling no fear
Spanishespanto, miedo, pavor, susto, temor, terror
Catalanbasarda, esglai, espant, paüra, por, temor, terror
Verbsfrightdrive out by frightening
English > fright: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningdrive out by frightening.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will fright him
Synonymsfrighten, scare, affright
Cause tofear, dreadBe afraid or scared of
Narroweraweinspire awe in
blufffrighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is
consternateFill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion
dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrifyFill with apprehension or alarm
intimidatemake timid or fearful
spookfrighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action
terrify, terrorize, terroriseFill with terror
Broaderstimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
Spanishamedrentar, asustar, atemorizar, espantar
Catalanesglaiar, espantar
Nounsfrightan emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

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