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To suggest otherwise, especially in these fractious times, is to disserve the electoral process.

Similarly, the more fragmented the CTV device landscape, the more fractious the CTV ad market becomes for advertisers.

From Digiday

Absent the filibuster, we would still be a uniquely fractured, fractious system.

From Vox

There’s also a crowded, fractious GOP primary in Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District.

Ten beds, and only one occupied, by a freckled, tousled quintessence of fractiousness in a blue wrapper.

Perhaps this sort of fractiousness is the usual sign of approaching illness with children.

"Why, I depended on seeing Mr. Oldfield," said he, with the fractiousness of a man recently ill.

That veteran lady appeared to be in a state of mind which, when it occurs in children, is called fractiousness.

He feared the antagonism of the officers might be aroused, in which event we should be made to suffer for our fractiousness.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fractiousness, such as: disorderliness, intractability, intractableness, obstinacy, recalcitrance, and recalcitrancy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.