One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It took me longer than it should have to realise that she was scared, to stop dismissing her unease as the silly fretfulness of an old lady, to decide that I would take her.’
- ‘Ignoring the fretfulness in his voice, Isabella glared at him out of the corner of her eye and then turned away to dry the remainder of her tears.’
- ‘A mood of fretfulness thus pervades the pamphlet.’
- ‘Of course, you're entitled to a bit of fretfulness.’
- ‘It will soothe your baby's stomach, help to relieve wind and reduce fretfulness, helping your baby to have a good night's sleep.’
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