Fractious synonyms and antonyms

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The definition of unruly is someone or something that is out of control or hard to manage.
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In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
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Opposed; contradictory; inconsistent.
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(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
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Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
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Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
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Odd; eccentric
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Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
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Marked by impatience or ill humor.
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Difficult to deal with or to operate.
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Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
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Of or like rebels or rebellion
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Inclined to be vexed or troubled; peevish.
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In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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The definition of ornery is someone bad tempered or stubborn.
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Marked by quarreling.
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Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
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Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
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Bad-tempered; snappish
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Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.
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Having or showing good humor; cheerful and agreeable
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Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
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Conforming to approved social standards; respectable
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(Colloquial) Willing; ready to agree or consent.
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The definition of patient is waiting calmly for however long is needed.
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(Archaic) polite, showing respect
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Not in order; marked by disorder or disarray.
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Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
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Difficult to manage, deal with, or change to an acceptable condition:
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Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
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The definition of obstinate is extremely stubborn and determined to have your own way.
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The definition of obstreperous is someone that is noisy and hard to control.
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Difficult to carry or maneuver; unwieldy:
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Improper; unseemly:
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Not inhabited or farmed:
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A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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A group of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.
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Not submitting to discipline or control
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Not submitting to discipline or control
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(Of a task, problem, etc.) Thorny; difficult to deal with, especially due to being complex or tricky.
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(Chiefly Brit.) Somewhat hungry
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Peevish; petulant; cross
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The definition of petulant is someone who gets irritated without a good reason.
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Marked by or consisting of scratches:
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
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Find another word for fractious. In this page you can discover 54 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fractious, like: unruly, irritable, contrary, cross, perverse, refractory, cranky, peevish, testy, recalcitrant and tetchy.