Fright

Definition of Fright

Pronunciation: frīt
n.1.
1.A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.
2.Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion.
v. t.1.To alarm suddenly; to shock by causing sudden fear; to terrify; to scare.
[imp. Frighted; p. pr. & vb. n.. Frighting.]
Nor exile or danger can fright a brave spirit.
- Dryden.

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