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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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