What is another word for fretted?

141 synonyms found


[ fɹˈɛtɪd], [ fɹˈɛtɪd], [ f_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_d]

Fretted is a word used to describe the act of worrying or becoming anxious over something. There are a number of synonyms for fretted including agitated, anxious, disturbed, concerned, worried, troubled, tense, uneasy and apprehensive, among others. Each of these words can be used in place of fretted depending on the context of the sentence or the tone of the discussion. While fretted is a common word used in everyday speech, using synonyms can help to expand vocabulary and provide a wider range of options for expressing emotions or concerns. Overall, the synonyms for fretted provide an excellent means of describing one's state of mind when facing challenges or dealing with difficult circumstances.

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What are the hypernyms for Fretted?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for fretted?

Antonyms are words that are opposite in meaning to another word. The word fretted means to be worried, anxious or stressed. The antonyms of fretted are calm, relaxed, unperturbed, and composed. When one is calm, they are not worried or anxious but are relaxed and at peace with themselves. A relaxed person is free of stress and tension. In contrast, when one is unperturbed, they are not easily bothered, anxious or stressed. They are composed and clear-headed, exuding a sense of calmness and control. These antonyms for fretted can be used to describe a feeling of serenity, ease, and tranquillity.

What are the antonyms for Fretted?

Usage examples for Fretted

He considered, as often before, all the arguments that continually fretted him and tore his spirit; and, as before, he knew the only course to follow was the hard one which took him back to Amalia, until spring and the melting of the snows released him-to live near her, to see her and hear her voice, even touch her hand, and feel his body grow tense and hard, suffering restraint.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
While the mother cheerfully turned over the household affairs to me entirely, she was jealous of the child, and constantly worried and fretted with reference to it.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe
I have often fretted over my own color; it's mostly fixed in the nose, too.
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade

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