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Fear and fright - thesaurus

Synonyms

nomophobia

noun

the fear of not having or not being able to use a mobile phone

fear

noun

the feeling that you have when you are frightened

fright

noun

a sudden strong feeling of being afraid

alarm

noun

fear or worry that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen

horror

noun

a very strong feeling of shock, fear or disgust caused by something extremely unpleasant

panic

noun

a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly

terror

noun

a strong feeling of fear

apprehension

noun

a feeling of worry or fear that something bad might happen

scare

noun

a sudden feeling of fear or worry

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awe

noun

a feeling of great respect and admiration, often combined with fear

chill

noun

a feeling of fear

dread

noun

fear of something bad that might happen or that is going to happen

fright

noun

an experience that makes you feel suddenly afraid

hysteria

noun

a state of uncontrolled excitement or extreme fear

knot

noun

literary an unpleasant tight feeling, especially in your stomach, that you get when you are afraid, excited, or worried

misgiving

noun

a feeling of fear or doubt about whether something is right or will have a good result

panic attack

noun

a sudden very strong feeling of being afraid or worried that makes you unable to breathe

phobia

noun

a very strong feeling of disliking or being afraid of someone or something

technophobia

noun

fear or dislike of new technology, especially of computers

tension

noun

the nervous feeling that you have when you are reading or watching something very exciting or frightening

terror

noun

something or someone that makes you very frightened

trauma

noun

a feeling of being very upset, afraid, or shocked after a bad experience

trepidation

noun

formal fear, or nervousness

the willies

noun

informal an uncomfortable feeling of being slightly frightened

wobble

noun

a feeling or expression of fear or loss of confidence

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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