Examples of fretful in a Sentence
He fell into a fretful sleep.
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Both Neal and twentysomething Remy, who's still mourning the (unrelated) deaths of his father and his grandmother, are out to impress not potential lady friends, but their fretful and loving mothers.
The answer is that hardliners are becoming ever more fretful about the direction the Brexit negotiations are taking.
Dreher’s dance around the issue of race is a fretful, obsessive one.
Nervous, worried, concerned, uneasy, apprehensive, fretful, fearful…there’s no shortage of words synonymous with anxiety.
Rabbi Schmelkin—along with the temple’s senior rabbi—spent the weeks before the white supremacist march preparing for it, conferring with law enforcement, and trying to assure fretful congregants.
But the book gets beyond moneymaking hubris to a more basic kind of desire—the fretful, shapeless longing of those who are sidelined to be seen somehow as indispensable.
And then, perhaps miraculously, the situation shifted from fretful to fateful.
Kushner, an observant Jew, spent the Sabbath in fretful seclusion with his wife, Ivanka Trump, at his father-in-law’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, unplugged, per religious custom, from electronics.
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