Definitions for frowardˈfroʊ wərd, ˈfroʊ ərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful, wilful(adj)

    habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

Wiktionary

  1. froward(Adjective)

    Disobedient, contrary, unmanageable; difficult to deal with; with an evil disposition.

  2. froward(Preposition)

    Away from.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Froward(adj)

    not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oliver Goldsmith:

    Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humored and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.

  2. William Temple:

    When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.

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