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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.

Nor exile or danger can fright a brave spirit.

Syn: To affright; dismay; daunt; intimidate.


vb. (en-past of: fright)

Usage examples of "frighted".

Any man might well be frighted of what I have found, but I am not to be put off for long.