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synonyms for fretfulness

  • angst
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • disquiet
  • doubt
  • dread
  • jitters
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • restlessness
  • suffering
  • suspense
  • trouble
  • uncertainty
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • botheration
  • butterflies
  • care
  • creeps
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • downer
  • drag
  • fidgets
  • flap
  • foreboding
  • fuss
  • heebie-jeebies
  • jumps
  • needles
  • shakes
  • shivers
  • solicitude
  • sweat
  • watchfulness
  • willies
  • worriment
  • all-overs
  • ants in pants
  • cold sweat
  • goose bumps
  • nail-biting
  • pins and needles
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antonyms for fretfulness

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  • advantage
  • belief
  • blessing
  • calm
  • calmness
  • certainty
  • collectedness
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • ease
  • faith
  • happiness
  • joy
  • peace
  • security
  • sureness
  • trust
  • peacefulness
  • assurance
  • composure
  • nonchalance
  • tranquility
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      How to use fretfulness in a sentence

      The pain came back at intervals during the day; and with fretfulness, threw her into a fever.
      ALONEMARION HARLAND
      And then he becomes fretful, and conscious that such fretfulness is beneath him and injurious to his honour.
      THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
      My very first observation of the whimsical being tickled me with a kind of foreknowledge of all his weak fretfulness.
      LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
      At the start unease and fretfulness marked the relations of each of the new States with the others.
      SOUTH AMERICAW. H. KOEBEL
      With the fretfulness of disease, he refused to share in her satisfaction.
      SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
      All their weariness and fretfulness and tumbles and aches are poured into her lap.
      A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
      Now she was sometimes irritable, disclosing a fretfulness close under the untroubled surface.
      FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
      Creation's wide field of animated existence inspires no such moodiness and fretfulness of spirit.
      AIMS AND AIDS FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMENGEORGE SUMNER WEAVER
      Inter alia, it may be remarked here that a certain fretfulness of temper characterizes most of the critics of Socialism.
      SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
      Johnny Simms disappeared, after symptoms of fretfulness akin to those of an over-tired small boy.
      OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
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