Synonyms for Affright:


startle, terrify, scarify, scare the daylights out of, terrorize. affright (noun)
frighten, scare, fright.


emotion (verb)
frighten, scare, fright.
frighten (verb)
scare, startle, terrify, fright.

Other synonyms:

terrorize. startle. frighten
Other relevant words:
fright, startle, terrorize, terrify, scare the daylights out of, scarify.

Usage examples for affright

  1. In the silence of the night How we shiver with affright At the melancholy menace of their tone! – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  2. Then she would stop in affright and go carefully over her lesson. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  3. Our King showed not the least surprise at the news brought to him by a courier despatched from Guadalaxara by the Duc de Saint- Aignan, though all the Court was filled with emotion and affright after having seen Madame des Ursins so triumphant. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 9 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon