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1. Inclined to be vexed or troubled; peevish.
2. Marked by worry and distress; troublesome: "Of all the fretful stages of human development, adolescence is the most infamous" (David Gelman).
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|Noun||1.||fretfulness - an irritable petulant feeling |
pet - a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
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fretfulness[ˈfretfʊlnɪs] N → inquietud f
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fretfulness[ˈfrɛtfʊlnɪs] n → irritabilità
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