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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).
fretfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Translations of “fretful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 煩躁的, 不安的, 不高興的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烦躁的, 不安的, 不高兴的…
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