FRACTIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FRACTIOUS
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 a.  inclined to make trouble; disobedient; irritable
Classic Sentence:
1  She then peeped round to where I sat; so stern a neighbour was too restrictive to him, in his present fractious mood, she dared whisper no observations, nor ask of him any information.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  So when she got a situation,' said Mr. Omer, 'to keep a fractious old lady company, they didn't very well agree, and she didn't stop.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
3  His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  Bucking and kicking, the fractious horse unseated its rider.