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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fractious(0.01398 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to fractious.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: stubbornly resistant to authority or control; “a fractious
animal that would not submit to the harness”; “a
refractory child” [syn: refractory]
2: easily irritated or annoyed; “an incorrigibly fractious
young man”; “not the least nettlesome of his countrymen”
[syn: cranky, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish,
pettish, petulant, testy, tetchy, techy]
3: unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be
troublesome; “rockets were much too fractious to be tested
near thigkly populated areas”; “fractious components of a
communication system” English → English (gcide)
Fractious \Frac"tious\, a. [Cf. Prov. E. frack forward, eager,
E. freak, fridge; or Prov. E. fratch to squabble, quarrel.]
Apt to break out into a passion; apt to scold; cross;
snappish; ugly; unruly; as, a fractious man; a fractious
Syn: Snappish; peevish; waspish; cross; irritable; perverse;
pettish. -- Frac"tious*ly, v. -- Frac"tious*ness, n.