What is another word for frights?

Pronunciation: [fɹˈa͡ɪts] (IPA)

One of the most common synonyms for "frights" is "scares." Other words that can be used to describe instances of fear or being frightened include terror, panic, horror, and alarm. Another related term is "jitters," which is often used to describe a feeling of nervousness or anxiety. Similarly, the word "shivers" can also be used to describe a physical response to fear or fright. Other phrases or terms that can be used to express fear or being scared include "spooked," "creeped out," "unnerved," or "freaked out." Regardless of the specific terminology used, these words all describe a sense of fear or unease that comes from a troubling or threatening situation.

Usage examples for Frights

I had met with several frights whilst I had been on this island, but none worse than this, none that so completely paralyzed me as to very nearly deprive me of the power of breathing.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
There is nothing else so frights a man.
"Lover or Friend"
Rosa Nouchette Carey
Sometimes it was of terrible frights that some of the littlest people had received by being wakened in the night and seeing a fierce face with long, sharp teeth grinning at them.
"Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories"
Thornton W. Burgess

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