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fright

 (frīt)
n.
1. Sudden intense fear, as of something immediately threatening. See Synonyms at fear.
2. Informal Something extremely unsightly, alarming, or strange: Brush your hair; you look a fright.
tr.v. fright·ed, fright·ing, frights Archaic
To frighten.

[Middle English, from Old English fyrhto, fryhto. V., from Middle English frighten, to frighten, be afraid, from Old English fyrhtan.]

fright

(fraɪt)
n
1. sudden intense fear or alarm
2. a sudden alarming shock
3. informal a horrifying, grotesque, or ludicrous person or thing: she looks a fright in that hat.
4. take fright to become frightened
vb
a poetic word for frighten
[Old English fryhto; related to Gothic faurhtei, Old Frisian fruchte, Old High German forhta]

fright

(fraɪt)

n.
1. sudden and extreme fear: He took fright and ran.
2. a person or thing of shocking, grotesque, or ridiculous appearance.
v.t.
3. to frighten.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English fryhto, fyrhto, c. Gothic faurhtei; akin to Old English forht afraid; c. Old High German for(a)ht]

fright


Past participle: frighted
Gerund: frighting

Imperative
fright
fright
Present
I fright
you fright
he/she/it frights
we fright
you fright
they fright
Preterite
I frighted
you frighted
he/she/it frighted
we frighted
you frighted
they frighted
Present Continuous
I am frighting
you are frighting
he/she/it is frighting
we are frighting
you are frighting
they are frighting
Present Perfect
I have frighted
you have frighted
he/she/it has frighted
we have frighted
you have frighted
they have frighted
Past Continuous
I was frighting
you were frighting
he/she/it was frighting
we were frighting
you were frighting
they were frighting
Past Perfect
I had frighted
you had frighted
he/she/it had frighted
we had frighted
you had frighted
they had frighted
Future
I will fright
you will fright
he/she/it will fright
we will fright
you will fright
they will fright
Future Perfect
I will have frighted
you will have frighted
he/she/it will have frighted
we will have frighted
you will have frighted
they will have frighted
Future Continuous
I will be frighting
you will be frighting
he/she/it will be frighting
we will be frighting
you will be frighting
they will be frighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frighting
you have been frighting
he/she/it has been frighting
we have been frighting
you have been frighting
they have been frighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frighting
you will have been frighting
he/she/it will have been frighting
we will have been frighting
you will have been frighting
they will have been frighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frighting
you had been frighting
he/she/it had been frighting
we had been frighting
you had been frighting
they had been frighting
Conditional
I would fright
you would fright
he/she/it would fright
we would fright
you would fright
they would fright
Past Conditional
I would have frighted
you would have frighted
he/she/it would have frighted
we would have frighted
you would have frighted
they would have frighted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
emotion - any strong feeling
alarm, consternation, dismay - fear resulting from the awareness of danger
creeps - a feeling of fear and revulsion; "he gives me the creeps"
frisson, quiver, shudder, tingle, chill, thrill, shiver - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
horror - intense and profound fear
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable fear
affright, panic, terror - an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
panic attack, scare - a sudden attack of fear
stage fright - fear that affects a person about to face an audience
apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread - fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
timidity, timidness, timorousness - fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
intimidation - the feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid
cold sweat - the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill; associated with fear
Verb1.fright - cause fear infright - cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
bluff - frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is
stimulate, stir, shake up, excite, shake - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
awe - inspire awe in; "The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
terrify, terrorise, terrorize - fill with terror; frighten greatly
intimidate - make timid or fearful; "Her boss intimidates her"
alarm, horrify, appal, appall, dismay - fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
consternate - fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion; "After the terrorist attack, people look consternated"
spook - frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action; "The noise spooked the horse"

fright

noun
1. fear, shock, alarm, horror, panic, terror, dread, dismay, quaking, apprehension, consternation, trepidation, cold sweat, fear and trembling, (blue) funk (informal) To hide my fright I asked a question.
fear courage, pluck, bravery, boldness, valor
2. scare, start, turn, surprise, shock, jolt, the creeps (informal), the shivers, the willies (slang), the heebie-jeebies (slang) The snake gave everyone a fright.
3. (Informal) sight (informal), mess (informal), eyesore, scarecrow, frump She looked a fright in a long dark wig.

fright

noun
1. Great agitation and anxiety caused by the expectation or the realization of danger:
Slang: cold feet.
Idiom: fear and trembling.
2. Informal. An unsightly object:
Informal: sight, ugly.
verb
Archaic. To fill with fear:
Idioms: make one's blood run cold, make one's hair stand on end, scare silly, scare the daylights out of.
Translations
رُعْبرُعْب، ذُعـْرشَخْص غَريب مُضْحِك
zděšenístrašákúlek
frygtrædselskrækangst
säikähdys
užas
rút alak
e-r sem er hörmung aî sjáótti, skelkur
恐怖
갑작스러운 놀람
baidyklėscenos baimė
bailesbiedēklisizbailesķēms
zdesenie
strah
förskräckelse
ความตกใจ
anî korkugülünç kimsekorku
sự sợ hãi

fright

[fraɪt] N
1. (= sudden fear) → susto m, sobresalto m; (= state of alarm) → miedo m
to get a frightasustarse
what a fright you gave me!¡qué susto me diste or has dado!
to take fright (at)asustarse (de)
2. (= person) → espantajo m
she looked a frightiba hecha un espantajo

fright

[ˈfraɪt] npeur f, effroi m
to cry out in fright → pousser un cri d'effroi
to jump with fright → sursauter de peur
to have a fright, to get a fright → être pris(e) de peur
I got a terrible fright!
BUT Ça m'a fait une peur terrible!.
to give sb a fright → faire peur à qn
to take fright → prendre peur, s'effrayer
to look a fright → être à faire peur

fright

n
Schreck(en) m; to get or have a frightsich erschrecken, einen Schreck bekommen; to give somebody a frightjdm einen Schreck(en) einjagen, jdn erschrecken; to take frightes mit der Angst zu tun bekommen
(inf: = person) → Vogelscheuche f (inf); she looks a fright in that hatmit dem Hut sieht sie verboten or zum Fürchten aus (inf)

fright

[fraɪt] npaura, spavento
to get or have a fright → spaventarsi
what a fright you gave me! → mi hai fatto paura!
to take fright (at) → spaventarsi (all'idea di)
she looked a fright (fam) → era conciata da far paura

fright

(frait) noun
1. a sudden fear. the noise gave me a terrible fright.
2. a person who looks ridiculous. She looks a fright in those clothes.
stage frightstageˈfrighten verb
to make (someone) afraid. She was frightened by a large dog.
ˈfrightened adjective
ˈfrightful adjective
1. terrible or frightening. I had a frightful experience.
2. very bad. He is a frightful liar.
ˈfrightening adjective
ˈfrightfully adverb
very. He's frightfully clever.
take fright
to become frightened usually suddenly and quickly. She took fright and ran away.

fright

رُعْب zděšení frygt Schreck τρομάρα susto säikähdys peur užas spavento 恐怖 갑작스러운 놀람 schrik frykt strach susto испуг förskräckelse ความตกใจ korku sự sợ hãi 惊骇

fright

n. espanto, temor excesivo.

fright

n susto
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She was parrylized with fright, but she went, and oh, what do you think he did?
Though there was no explosive in it, it gave us a great fright.
While the two women were running the place alone, one of the new horses got colic and gave them a terrible fright.
Now, with his head upon the woman's shoulder, he moaned and wept with pain and fright.
He made no offer of molestation or sociability, but kept aloof on one side of the road, jogging along on the blind side of old Gunpowder, who had now got over his fright and waywardness.
One of these, for a moment, tempted me with such singular intensity that, to withstand it, I must have gripped my little girl with a spasm that, wonderfully, she submitted to without a cry or a sign of fright.
The whale was now going head out, and sending his spout before him in a continual tormented jet; while his one poor fin beat his side in an agony of fright.
Now we shall see the hare," said my mother; and just then a hare wild with fright rushed by and made for the woods.
Jurgis had given them so many instructions and warned them against so many perils, that the women were quite pale with fright, and even the imperturbable delicatessen vender, who prided himself upon being a businessman, was ill at ease.
The involuntary look of horror, fright and aversion, with which the girl regarded him, did not escape his eye.
He tied some metal mugs to a dog's tail and turned him loose, and he tore around and around the place in a frenzy of fright, with all the other dogs bellowing after him and battering and crashing against everything that came in their way and making altogether a chaos of confusion and a most deafening din and turmoil; at which every man and woman of the multitude laughed till the tears flowed, and some fell out of their chairs and wallowed on the floor in ecstasy.
I said he could make up his mind to it that we would do a deed before we were a week older which would make the hair of the timid curl with fright.