Fraught


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Fraught

  • (adj) (of a situation or course of action) filled with or likely to result in (something undesirable). “marketing any new product is fraught with danger”
  • (adj) causing or affected by anxiety or stress. “there was a fraught silence”

Fraught meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • व्याकुल, भरा, परिपूर्ण

Fraught origin

  • late Middle English, ‘laden, equipped’, past participle of obsolete fraught ‘load with cargo’, from Middle Dutch vrachten, from vracht ‘ship’s cargo’. Compare with freight.

Fraught in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India’s new trade policy should address both domestic, foreign …, The current climate is fraught with uncertainty, slowing demand and exporting conflicts. The new Foreign Trade Policy should focus on …
  • Near-term outlook of Indian economy fraught with risks: RBI, The Indian economy which has largely been subdued in the past few quarters and signs of a slowdown have cropped up, is likely to face …
  • Private Consumption Slows, Indian Economy Seen ‘Fraught …, New Delhi: The Indian economy, which has been witnessing slowdown over last few quarters, is likely to face several more risks in the near …
  • Kashmir and border dispute will likely top the agenda as India …, “India and China have a fraught relationship, yet they are also far from being each other’s top foreign policy issue,” says Simon Baptist, global …
  • No reason why India-US trade deal can’t be done quickly …, Despite the seeming bonhomie between Trump and Modi, India-US trade relations have been fraught of late, especially after Washington …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Fraught 

  • fraught->sounds like drought and both of dem are opposites
  • fraught = fraud + caught; The fraud or thief was caught. His pockets were filled with jewels and money.

Fraught pronunciation


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