Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / fright
FEEDBACK

fright

See definition of fright on Dictionary.com
  • nounextreme apprehension
  • nounhorrifying or unpleasant sight

synonyms for fright

  • consternation
  • dismay
  • horror
  • panic
  • trepidation
  • alarm
  • dread
  • fear
  • quaking
  • scare
  • shiver
  • shock
  • terror
  • cold sweat
  • trepidity
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for fright

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • happiness
  • bravery
  • calmness
  • courage
  • beauty
  • fearlessness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING fright

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
A Cooking Terms Quiz That's A Flash In The Pan!
START THE QUIZ

How to use fright in a sentence

You may be able to simply train yourself to wake up and end the dream, or overcome the very vivid feelings of fear and fright by telling yourself that it’s a dream.
I TAUGHT MYSELF TO LUCID DREAM. YOU CAN TOO.NEEL V. PATELAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The green creatures in The Sunken Land, on the other hand, conjure up the visceral fright of something slithering and unfamiliar brushing past your skin when you enter a lake.
POLITICS AND THE PANDEMIC HAVE CHANGED HOW WE IMAGINE CITIESJOANNE MCNEILAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
With such fright back there, it’s small solace that the contenders lack defending champion Dustin Johnson, the No.
HIDEKI MATSUYAMA’S SUBLIME DAY AT THE MASTERS GIVES HIM A FOUR-SHOT LEAD AND A SHOT AT HISTORYCHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLENAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Much of the heavy lifting for frights is done by the environments, especially in the world of the dead that takes a Lovecraftian aesthetic, with slippery tentacles or long arms reaching down from above.
‘THE MEDIUM’ REVIEW: A DISJOINTED, UNFULFILLING PUZZLE HORROR GAMEELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To add to the fright, some children live in unstable homes where food is hard to come by.
VOICE POLL: RESIDENTS DEADLOCKED BETWEEN COMPETING CORONAVIRUS SCHOOL FEARSWILL HUNTSBERRYNOVEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Widely regarded as one of the first rappers, Jackson started talking between songs as a cure for her stage fright.
THE MOTHER OF WAP? THE INDISPUTABLE MS. MILLIE JACKSONEUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 30, 2020OZY
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The performers and the nuns nearly died of fright, believing that their last hour had surely come.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I am thankful that prolonged mourning is out of date; it made a fright of me and was getting on my nerves.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Winifred, naturally a high-spirited and lively girl, soon recovered from the fright of that fateful Sunday evening.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FRIGHT

  • alarm
  • daunt
  • fright
  • intimidate
  • panic
  • scare
  • spook
  • startle
  • terrify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.