Synonyms of fretful in English:


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1‘the heat was making the child fretful’


distressed, upset, miserable, unsettled, uneasy, ill at ease, uncomfortable, agitated, distraught, overwrought, wrought up, worked up, tense, stressed, restive, fidgety

irritable, cross, crabbed, fractious, peevish, petulant, out of sorts, bad-tempered, ill-natured, edgy, irascible, grumpy, crotchety, touchy, captious, testy, tetchy

querulous, complaining, grumbling, whining

North American cranky

informal het up, uptight, twitchy, rattled, crabby

dated overstrung, unquiet