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fractious

frac·tious

fractious

 
pronunciation:
fraek shs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: inclined to be irritable and quarrelsome; cranky.
The kids were getting very fractious after hours in the car.
antonyms:
peaceable
similar words:
grumpy, irritable, petulant
definition 2: headstrong and hard to discipline; unruly.
antonyms:
orderly
similar words:
unruly, wayward
derivations: fractiously (adv.), fractiousness (n.)