fractious
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈfɹæk.ʃəs/
Adjective

fractious

  1. Given to troublemaking.
  2. Irritable; argumentative; quarrelsome.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, Smith, Elder & Company, London, page 228,
      …in his present fractious mood, she dared whisper no observations, nor ask of him any information.
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