Fractious Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
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- unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thigkly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system"
- easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
- stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"
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