Synonyms for frisson

Synonyms for (noun) frisson

Synonyms: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Similar words: fright, fear, fearfulness

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