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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fretfulness(0.01020 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Fretfulness.
English → English (WordNet)
n : an irritable petulant feeling [syn: irritability, crossness,
fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choler]
English → English (gcide)
Fretful \Fret"ful\, a. [See 2d Fret.]
Disposed to fret; ill-humored; peevish; angry; in a state of
vexation; as, a fretful temper. -- Fret"ful*ly, adv. --
Syn: Peevish; ill-humored; ill-natured; irritable; waspish;
captious; petulant; splenetic; spleeny; passionate;
Usage: Fretful, Peevish, Cross. These words all
indicate an unamiable working and expression of
temper. Peevish marks more especially the inward
spirit: a peevish man is always ready to find fault.
Fretful points rather to the outward act, and marks a
complaining impatience: sickly children are apt to be
fretful. Crossness is peevishness mingled with
vexation or anger.