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fractious

adjective /ˈfrækʃəs/
(especially of children) easily upset; irritable
malhumorado
a fractious child.
causing trouble and difficult to control; unruly
revoltoso, rebelde
It became clear that the squad of policemen would be unable to control the small but fractious crowd of angry protesters.
fractiousness noun
malhumor
difficulties in managing the child’s fractiousness.
Translations of “fractious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 易煩躁的, 易怒的, 暴躁的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 易烦躁的, 易怒的, 暴躁的…
(Definition of fractious from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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