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English definition of “fraught”

fraught

adjective (ANXIOUS)    /frɔːt/ US  /frɑːt/
causing or having extreme worry or anxiety: This is one of the most fraught weekends of the year for the security forces. The atmosphere in the office is rather fraught.Anxious and worried
(Definition of fraught adjective (ANXIOUS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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