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Meaning of FRAUGHT

Pronunciation:  frot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by distress; "a fraught mother-daughter relationship"
 

FRAUGHT is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: troubled
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fraught\ (fr[add]t), n. [OE. fraight, fraght; akin to
    Dan. fragt, Sw. frakt, D. vracht, G. fracht, cf. OHG.
    fr[=e]ht merit, reward; perh. from a pref. corresponding to
    E. for + The root of E. own. Cf. {Freight}.]
    A freight; a cargo. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Fraught\, a.
    Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged.
    
          A vessel of our country richly fraught.  --Shak.
    
          A discourse fraught with all the commending excellences
          of speech.                               --South.
    
          Enterprises fraught with world-wide benefits. --I.
                                                   Taylor.
    
    
  3. \Fraught\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fraughted} or {Fraught};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Fraughting}.] [Akin to Dan. fragte, Sw.
    frakta, D. bevrachten, G. frachten, cf. OHG. fr[=e]ht[=o]n to
    deserve. See {Fraught}, n.]
    To freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd. [Obs.]
    
          Upon the tumbling billows fraughted ride The armed
          ships.                                   --Fairfax.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anxious, attended by, burdened, charged, cumbered, distressful, distressing, encumbered, freighted, fretful, full-charged, full-fraught, hampered, heavy-laden, laden, loaded, nerve-racking, oppressed, overburdened, overcharged, overfraught, overfreighted, overladen, overloaded, overtaxed, overweighted, saddled, strained, stressful, supercharged, taut, taxed, tense, traumatic, trying, upsetting, weighted, weighted down
 

 

 

 

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