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FRAUGHT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fraught mean? 

FRAUGHT (adjective)
  The adjective FRAUGHT has 2 senses:

1. marked by distress
2. filled with or attended with

  Familiarity information: FRAUGHT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FRAUGHT (adjective)


Sense 1fraught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by distress

Context example:

a fraught mother-daughter relationship

Similar:

troubled (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need)


Sense 2fraught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Filled with or attended with

Synonyms:

fraught; pregnant

Context examples:

words fraught with meaning / an incident fraught with danger / a silence pregnant with suspense

Similar:

full (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal)


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