HyperDic: fractiousness

English > 1 sense of the word fractiousness:
NOUNattributefractiousness, unruliness, willfulness, wilfulnessthe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
fractiousness > pronunciation
Soundsfrae'kshahsnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > fractiousness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline.
Synonymsunruliness, willfulness, wilfulness
Narrowercontrariness, perversity, perversenessDeliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
wildnessAn unruly disposition to do as one pleases
Broaderintractability, intractablenessThe trait of being hard to influence or control
Spanishvoluntariedad, voluntarismo
Catalanvoluntarietat
Adjectivesfractiousstubbornly resistant to authority or control
fractiouseasily irritated or annoyed

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