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English definition of “fraught”

fraught

adjective
 
 
/frɔːt/
fraught with danger/difficulties, etc full of danger/difficulties, etc: The present situation is fraught with danger.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
mainly UK causing worry, or feeling worried: a fraught silence Is everything okay? You're looking a bit fraught.Anxious and worriedCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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