HyperDic: affright

English > 2 senses of the word affright:
VERBemotionaffright, frighten, fright, scaredrive out by frightening
NOUNfeelingaffright, panic, terroran overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
English > affright: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.
Synonymspanic, terror
NarrowerswivetA panic or extreme discomposure
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishhorror, pánico, terror
Catalanhorror, pànic, terror
Verbsaffrightdrive out by frightening
English > affright: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningdrive out by frightening.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will affright him
Synonymsfrighten, fright, scare
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
Nounsaffrightan overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

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