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English definition of “fretful”

fretful

adjective uk   /ˈfret.fəl/ us  
behaving in a way that shows you are unhappy, worried, or uncomfortable: By midnight the children were tired and fretful (= complaining a lot because they were unhappy).Anxious and worried
fretfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Anxious and worried
(Definition of fretful from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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