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fright

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fright

  1. 1 something unpleasant to look at <people in our neighborhood think that that orange and green office building is a hideous fright> Synonyms eyesore, hideosity, horror, mess, monstrosity, sightRelated Words eye-catcher; blot, smear, smudge, spot, stainNear Antonyms vision

  2. 2 the emotion experienced in the presence or threat of danger <the earthquake so filled me with fright that I still have trouble sleeping> Synonyms alarm (also alarum), anxiety, dread, fearfulness, fear, horror, panic, scare, terror, trepidationRelated Words phobia; creeps, jitters, nervousness, willies; pang, qualm, twinge; agitation, apprehension, consternation, discomposure, disquiet, funk, perturbation; concern, dismay, worry; cowardice, faintheartedness, timidity, timorousnessNear Antonyms aplomb, assurance, boldness, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence; bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, fortitude, gallantry, hardihood, intrepidity, intrepidness, stoutness, valor; audacity, guts, nerve




fright

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fright

  1. to strike with fear <a ghastly sight that would fright even the most stouthearted soul> Synonyms affright, alarm (also alarum), frighten, horrify, panic, scare, scarify, shock, spook, startle, terrify, terrorizeRelated Words appall (also appal), bowl over, dismay, floor, jolt, shake, shake up; amaze, astound, awe; chill, daunt, demoralize, dispirit, emasculate, psych (out), undo, unman, unnerve, unstring; discomfort, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, distract, distress, disturb, perturb, unsettle, upset, worryNear Antonyms assure, cheer, comfort, console, solace, soothe; embolden, encourage, hearten, inspire, steelAntonyms reassure




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