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Meaning of “fraught” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “fraught”
in Chinese (Traditional) 充滿…的…
in Russian удрученный, удручающий…
in Turkish kaygılı, gergin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充满…的…
in Polish napięty, spięty…
(Definition of fraught from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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