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4 definitions found for fright
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Fright \Fright\ (fr[imac]t), n. [OE. frigt, freyht, AS. fyrhto, fyrhtu; akin to OS. forhta, OHG. forhta, forahta, G. furcht, Dan. frygt, Sw. fruktan, Goth. fa['u]rhtei fear, fa['u]rhts timid.] [1913 Webster] 1. A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion. [Colloq.] Syn: Alarm; terror; consternation. See Alarm. [1913 Webster]From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Fright \Fright\, v. t. [imp. Frighted; p. pr. & vb. n.. Frighting.] [OE. frigten to fear, frighten, AS. fyrhtan to frighten, forhtian to fear; akin to OS. forhtian, OHG. furihten, forahtan, G. f["u]rchten, Sw. frukta, Dan. frygte, Goth. faurhtjan. See Fright, n., and cf. Frighten.] To alarm suddenly; to shock by causing sudden fear; to terrify; to scare. [1913 Webster] Nor exile or danger can fright a brave spirit. --Dryden. Syn: To affright; dismay; daunt; intimidate. [1913 Webster]From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
fright n 1: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight) [syn: fear, fearfulness, fright] [ant: bravery, fearlessness] v 1: cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her" [syn: frighten, fright, scare, affright]From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
46 Moby Thesaurus words for "fright": abject fear, affright, alarm, apprehension, awe, baboon, bag, blemish, blot, blue funk, consternation, cowardice, dismay, dog, dread, eyesore, fear, funk, gargoyle, hag, harridan, horrification, horror, mess, monster, monstrosity, no beauty, panic, panic fear, phobia, scare, scarecrow, shock, sight, spook, stampede, startle, teratism, terrify, terror, terrorize, trepidation, trepidity, ugly duckling, unholy dread, witch