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1. fractious

adjective. ['ˈfrækʃəs'] unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • agreeable

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • fraction (English)
  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Fractious

  • ambitious
  • anxious
  • anxious
  • atrocious
  • audacious
  • auspicious
  • capacious
  • capricious
  • cautious
  • ceraceous
  • conscientious
  • conscious
  • contentious
  • crustaceous
  • delicious
  • efficacious
  • expeditious
  • facetious
  • factitious
  • fallacious

How do you pronounce fractious?

Pronounce fractious as ˈfrækʃəs.

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Sentences with fractious


1. Adjective
A fractious cat may be hard to handle and require the help of a seasoned professional.

2. fractious

adjective. ['ˈfrækʃəs'] stubbornly resistant to authority or control.

Synonyms

  • disobedient
  • recalcitrant

Antonyms

  • insensitive
  • thirsty
  • tractable

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • fraction (English)
  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fractious

adjective. ['ˈfrækʃəs'] easily irritated or annoyed.

Synonyms

  • ill-natured
  • nettlesome
  • scratchy
  • techy
  • pettish
  • cranky
  • petulant
  • tetchy
  • irritable
  • peckish
  • peevish

Antonyms

  • euphonious
  • smooth
  • consistent
  • stable

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • fraction (English)
  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
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