How to use "fractious" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "fractious" in popular movie and book plots

  • Some years later, due in part to an increasingly fractious relationship with her mother, Mary FitzGerald leaves Starkey Manor to take up a position on the Continent.  - The Poor Clare (Gaskell story)
  • The film tells the story of the fractious relationship between Murni, a homesick Indonesian caregiver slash domestic helper and her crabby and disabled older Singaporean master, a widower named Park Harun who sits on his wheelchair all day by the sliding glass door where the curtains are shut and seemingly waiting for someone to rescue him from his loneliness and helplessness.  - My Beloved Dearest
  • Colonel Montoya and Captain Grisham are at the jail trying to goad Anton into confessing, and after the fractious meeting, orders a second scaffold for his mother.  - The Witness (Queen of Swords)
  • The posse grows more fractious until the more sadistic members murder Whitmore and the peaceful holdouts.  - Chato's Land
  • The fractious on-off relationship between rotund Danny McGlone and Suzi adds a further comic dimension, along with the 'double-act' of the dour Mr Clockerty and his lippy secretary Janice Toner (Murphy).  - Tutti Frutti (1987 TV series)
  • Crises abound: a young and foolish Family member disappears on the fractious and restless world of Patchcock; there are concerns that the drug supply for curing aging is being adulterated by the Benignity; and other concerns that Brun is somehow in danger.  - Winning Colors (novel)
  • Some days later, a fractious couple, the outgoing Faye (Marilyn Burns) and the disturbed Roy (William Finley), arrive at the hotel, along with their young daughter, Angie (Kyle Richards), and Angie's inquisitive dog.  - Eaten Alive
  • Vera and Irene reveal their exploits and adventures to each other in their letters and e-mails, but sometimes their correspondence becomes fractious when one accuses the other of being an alcoholic or engages in too much one-upmanship.  - Ladies of Letters
  • She retains an often fractious relationship with her daughter, Marina, but is very close to her granddaughter, Ada.  - Since Otar Left
  • At the time of Ultima Underworld, the Abyss contains the remnants of Cabirus's colony, inhabited by fractious groups of humans, goblins, trolls and others.  - Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss
  • Justine proves to be a fractious baby, so the Muellers send Meggie to an isolated island resort for a rest.  - The Thorn Birds
  • As they work together to secure Sam's parental rights, Sam unwittingly helps Rita with her family problems, including encouraging her to leave her philandering husband and repairing her fractious relationship with her son.  - I Am Sam
  • Public opinion on Earth has become fragmented, while on Luna the news of Mannie's arrest and the attempt to bribe him with the appointment of himself as Warden have unified the normally fractious Loonies.  - The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
  • His desire for her and hatred for the Romans lead him to join the "People's Front of Judea", one of many fractious and bickering independence movements, who spend more time fighting each other than the Romans.  - Monty Python's Life of Brian

Example sentences for "fractious" in interesting articles

  • And the European Union, which came together in reaction to the bloodshed of the 20th century, is looking more fractious and riven by incipient nationalism than at any point since its formation.I have drunk and seen the spiderTwo precautions would help prevent any of these flashpoints sparking a conflagration.  - Uncomfortable parallels with the era that led to the first world war
  • She’s a minor with considerable assets–“business affairs that may be jeopardized,” the law reads–that need protection in light of the rift her sudden success has caused in an already fractious family.  - Teenage Girl's MySpace Layouts Worth Millions, Drops Out Of High School
  • He's in his 70s now, and still a prolific writer and thinker.To understand how he came to predict the "crisis of proliferation" you have to understand the bigger theory that he put forward in the book.Music, money and power were all tightly interlinked, he wrote, and had a fractious relationship stretching back through history.Powerful people had often used music to try and control people.  - The pop star and the prophet
  • Appliance Park’s union was so fractious in the ’70s and ’80s that the place was known as “Strike City.” That same union agreed to a two-tier wage scale in 2005—and today, 70 percent of the jobs there are on the lower tier, which starts at just over $13.50 an hour, almost $8 less than what the starting wage used to be. U.S.  - The Insourcing Boom
  • They will simply need to begin making editorial decisions. Conclusion: A fractious transfer of power All news organizations, whether the most traditional publisher or the youngest start-up, now share a strategic necessity to think about their future health as tied to third-party platforms.  - Social media's effect on journalism is greater than shift from print to digital

Meaning of "fractious" in English

  • unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome
    - fractious components of a communication system
  • easily irritated or annoyed
    - not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
  • stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    - a refractory child

Meaning of "fractious" in Hindi

  • उद्दंड ( Uddand)
  • झगड़ालु ( Jhagadalu, jhagadaalu, zhagadalu)

Synonyms of "fractious"

  • cranky
  • scratchy
  • pettish
  • irritable
  • refractory
  • recalcitrant
  • testy
  • petulant
  • peckish
  • tetchy
  • peevish
  • techy
  • nettlesome

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