Synonyms for fright

Synonyms for (noun) fright

Synonyms: fright, fear, fearfulness

Definition: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

Similar words: emotion

Definition: any strong feeling

Synonyms for (verb) fright

Synonyms: affright, fright, frighten, scare

Definition: cause fear in

Usage: The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me; Ghosts could never affright her

Similar words: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country