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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness. ,an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • In an era marked by fractiousness and extremes, what connects us rather than divides us?
  • When that level of fractiousness occurs, you get much wider coverage of social viewpoints.
  • His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed. for more
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