adjective fret·ful \ˈfret-fəl\

: upset and worried

: not relaxing or restful

Full Definition of FRETFUL

:  disposed to fret :  irritable, restless
fret·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
fret·ful·ness noun

Examples of FRETFUL

  1. He fell into a fretful sleep.

First Known Use of FRETFUL

FRETFULNESS Defined for Kids


adjective fret·ful \ˈfret-fəl\

Definition of FRETFUL for Kids

:  irritated and worried <a fretful passenger>
fret·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb


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