Definitions for fractiousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

frac•tiousˈfræk ʃəs(adj.)

  1. refractory; unruly.

  2. readily angered; quarrelsome.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unruliness, fractiousness, willfulness, wilfulness(noun)

    the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline


  1. fractiousness(Noun)

    The quality of being fractious; trouble-making; unruliness

  2. fractiousness(Noun)

    A peevish or cranky nature

  3. Origin: See fractious


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