affrightment

noun
af·fright·ment | \ə-ˈfrīt-mənt\
plural -s

Definition of affrightment 

archaic

: the act of affrighting : the state of being affrighted

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First Known Use of affrightment

1593, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for affrightment

affright entry 2 + -ment

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