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Definition of Fraught


  1. A freight; a cargo.
  2. Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged.
  3. of Fraught
  4. To freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd.

Fraught Quotations

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

I think that we should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe and believe to be fraught with death, unless they so imminently threaten immediate interference with the lawful and pressing purposes of the law that an immediate check is required to save the country.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I suppose there must be some way in which I'm compelled to show some side of myself - or of people - that's paranoid and fraught and beleaguered and downtrodden, just as Tom Cruise wants to show that he's terrifyingly upbeat and terrifyingly heroic all the time.
Paul Giamatti

If you like a person you say 'let's go into business together.' Man is a social animal after all, but such partnerships are fraught with danger.
Brian Tracy

In general, the mass media tell us that black people are not loving, that our lives are so fraught with violence and aggression that we have no time to love.
bell hooks
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Fraught Translations

fraught in French is rempli
fraught in Italian is gremito
fraught in Spanish is llenelo
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