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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An irritable petulant feeling.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is the morose look, the harsh expression, the tone of irritation and fretfulness which is so unpopular in school.
  • Nothing could exceed her impatience and fretfulness.
  • This was not idle fretfulness, but constructive worry.
  • The fretfulness was almost gone from Mama's voice now. for more
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