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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. fractious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. fractious: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. fractious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. fractious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. fractious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. fractious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Fractious, fractious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. fractious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. fractious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. fractious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. fractious: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. fractious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. fractious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Fractious, fractious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. fractious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. fractious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. fractious: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Fractious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. fractious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. fractious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. fractious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. fractious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. fractious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. fractious: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. fractious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. fractious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. fractious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. fractious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. fractious: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. fractious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. fractious: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. fractious: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (fractious)

adjective:  stubbornly resistant to authority or control ("A fractious animal that would not submit to the harness")
adjective:  unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome ("Rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas")
adjective:  easily irritated or annoyed ("An incorrigibly fractious young man")

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