Synonyms and Antonyms of fraught
1 possessing or covered with great numbers or amounts of something specified every room in my childhood home is fraught with memories Synonyms abounding, abundant, awash, flush, rife, lousy, replete, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingRelated Words brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, filled, full, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; clogged, congested, overcrowded, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstuffed, surfeited; alive, animated, astir, bustling, busy, buzzing, humming, livelyNear Antonyms bare, barren, blank, devoid, empty, stark, vacant, void; depleted, drained, exhausted; deficient, incomplete, insufficient, short
2 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings had a fraught meeting with his estranged wife to discuss a divorce settlement Synonyms agitating, anxious, creepy, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, nervous, hairy, nail-biting, nerve-racking (or nerve-wracking), restless, tense, uneasy, unnerving, unsettling, worrisomeRelated Words bothersome, troublesome; foreboding, misgiving; discouraging, disheartening, strained; restive, restless, unrestful; awkward, embarrassingNear Antonyms restful; pacificAntonyms calming, comfortable, easy, peaceful, quiet, quieting, tranquil
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