fractious(redirected from fractiously)
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Related to fractiously: pettishness
fractiousadjective apt to quarrel, bad-tempered, bearish, bickering, cantankerous, captious, carping, caviling, choleric, churlish, complaining, contentious, contrary, crabby, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crusty, difficilis, disposed to cavil, disputatious, exceptious, excitable, faultfinding, fretful, grouchy, hot-tempered, ill-tempered, impatient, inclined to anger, indocile, inflammable, irascible, irritable, moodish, moody, morosus, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, quarrelsome, querulous, rebellious, refractory, restive, sharp-tempered, short-tempered, shrewish, snappish, spleenful, spleeny, splenetic, stubborn, surly, temperamental, testy, touchy, unmanageable, unruly, waspish
See also: adverse, contumacious, disobedient, froward, hostile, insubordinate, negative, perverse, petulant, pugnacious, querulous, recalcitrant, restive, uncontrollable, unruly