To undermine the confidence or morale of; dishearten:
(Archaic) To frighten; terrify
Discomfit is defined as to cause someone to feel uneasy or embarrassed.
Unnerve is defined as to cause fear or loss of confidence.
To coerce or intimidate by causing fear.
To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.
Petrify is to change organic matter into something stone like, or to cause extreme fear.
To affect or be affected with panic.
To upset or distress:
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
To make timid and submissive by filling with fear or awe; intimidate
The definition of appall means to invoke feelings of offense, surprise, fear or terror.
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To perturb is defined as to disturb or bother.
To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
To discomfort is defined as to make someone feel uncomfortable or to cause slight pain.
Faze is defined as to disturb someone.
To intrude on; inconvenience:
To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
Threaten is defined as to pose a danger to someone or something, or to make someone believe you pose a danger by making statements indicating an intent to harm them.
To keep or discourage (a person, group, or nation) from doing something by instilling fear, anxiety, doubt, etc.
To affect with physical shock
To deprive of courage or enthusiasm; discourage; depress; daunt
To lower the spirits of; make sad, discouraged, or apathetic; depress; deject
To intimidate with harsh, stern looks and talk; bully
To repel is defined as to hold off, refuse to accept or reject.
Reassure is defined as to give someone confidence.
To cheer up; encourage
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
To make or become calm or quiet:
Comfort means to give a sense of peace to someone.
To make glad:
To attract by offering hope of reward or pleasure; tempt; allure
To lead on with deception; entice or trick into doing or giving something, going somewhere, etc.
To fascinate is defined as to get someone very interested or to hold someone's attention.
Find another word for frightens. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for frightens, like: demoralizes, affrights, scares, discomfits, upsets, unnerves, terrorizes, terrifies, startles, spooks and rattles.