Search Result for "fraught":
1. marked by distress;
- Example: "a fraught mother-daughter relationship"
2. filled with or attended with;
- Example: "words fraught with meaning"
- Example: "an incident fraught with danger"
- Example: "a silence pregnant with suspense"
[syn: fraught(p), pregnant]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fraught \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.] [1913 Webster] Upon the tumbling billows fraughted ride The armed ships. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fraught \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. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fraught \Fraught\, a. Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged. [1913 Webster] A vessel of our country richly fraught. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A discourse fraught with all the commending excellences of speech. --South. [1913 Webster] Enterprises fraught with world-wide benefits. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "fraught": 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