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  1. Wild; uncontrolled
  2. Difficult to keep in place or in order:
  3. Difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule:
Contrary; fractious.
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  1. Contrary; fractious.
  2. Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
  3. Hard to please; irritable; fretful; cross
Contrary to what is right or good; wicked or depraved:
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  1. Contrary to what is right or good; wicked or depraved:
  2. Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
  3. Having an effect opposite to what is intended or expected:
Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
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  1. Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
  2. Requiring special tact or skill in handling; delicate:
  3. Highly sensitive to touch. Used of a body part.
Contrary or counter; opposing.
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  1. Contrary or counter; opposing.
  2. Involving reciprocal actions, etc.
  3. Lying or passing crosswise; intersecting:
Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
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  1. Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
  2. Resistant to treatment:
  3. Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
  1. Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.
  2. Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
Not complying with the restraints of order and law; unruly; lawless.
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  1. Not complying with the restraints of order and law; unruly; lawless.
  2. (Law) Offensive to good morals and public decency.
  3. Not in order; marked by disorder or disarray.
Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
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  1. Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
  2. Not docile; difficult to manage or discipline
Hard to work, manipulate, cure, treat, etc.
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  1. Hard to work, manipulate, cure, treat, etc.
  2. Difficult to manage, deal with, or change to an acceptable condition:
  3. Not tractable or to be drawn or guided by persuasion; not easily governed, managed, or directed; uncontrollable; incurable; violent; stubborn; obstinate.
Not governed by law:
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  1. Not governed by law:
  2. Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
  3. Contrary to the law; unlawful:
Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
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  1. Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
  2. Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
  3. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Noisily unruly or defiant:
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  1. Noisily unruly or defiant:
  2. Noisy, boisterous, or unruly, esp. in resisting or opposing
Difficult to manage or deal with:
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  1. Difficult to manage or deal with:
  2. Refusing to obey authority, custom, regulation, etc.; stubbornly defiant
  3. Resistant to chemical decomposition; decomposing extremely slowly.
Resistant to treatment:
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  1. Resistant to treatment:
  2. Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
  3. Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
  1. Not able to be controlled, contained or governed.
  2. Impossible to control or govern:
  1. Not governable
  2. Incapable of being governed, restrained, or controlled.
  3. That cannot be governed or controlled; unruly, wild, etc.
  1. Not manageable; not readily submitting to handling or management; not easily restrained, governed, or directed; not controllable.
  2. Difficult or impossible to manage or control:
Difficult to keep in place or in order:
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  1. Difficult to keep in place or in order:
  2. Difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule:
  3. Wild; uncontrolled
Not favorable or fortunate; adverse, inauspicious, etc.
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  1. Not favorable or fortunate; adverse, inauspicious, etc.
  2. Inappropriate, improper, unseemly, etc.
  3. Unruly, troublesome.
Risky; imprudent:
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  1. Risky; imprudent:
  2. Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed:
  3. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Find another word for fractious. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fractious, like: unruly, irritable, peevish, perverse, touchy, cross, refractory, troublesome, contrary, rebellious and disorderly.