fretful

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adjective fret·ful \ˈfret-fəl\

Definition of fretful

  1. :  disposed to fret :  irritable, restless

fretfully

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fretfulness

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Examples of fretful in a sentence

  1. He fell into a fretful sleep.

1594

First Known Use of fretful

1594


FRETFUL Defined for English Language Learners

fretful

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adjective fret·ful \ˈfret-fəl\

Definition of fretful for English Language Learners

  • : upset and worried

  • : not relaxing or restful


FRETFUL Defined for Kids

fretful

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adjective fret·ful \ˈfret-fəl\

Definition of fretful for Students

  1. :  irritated and worried a fretful passenger

fretfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb

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