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fret·ful

fretful

 
pronunciation:
fret fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: inclined to worry anxiously, or to be irritable.
She's always a bit fretful when her young daughter is out with the car.When he's fretful like this, nothing seems to pacify or please him.
synonyms:
anxious, edgy, irritable, worrisome
similar words:
apprehensive, cranky, discontent, dissatisfied, fussy, querulous, uneasy
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derivations: fretfully (adv.), fretfulness (n.)