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See definition of fretted on Dictionary.com
  • as inhaggard
  • as inhollow-eyed

synonyms for fretted

  • lean
  • pale
  • skinny
  • spare
  • wan
  • ashen
  • careworn
  • drawn
  • emaciated
  • exhausted
  • faded
  • fagged
  • fatigued
  • gaunt
  • ghastly
  • lank
  • pallid
  • pinched
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • shrunken
  • starved
  • thin
  • tired
  • wasted
  • weak
  • wearied
  • worn-down
  • wrinkled

antonyms for fretted

MOST RELEVANT
  • colorful
  • fat
  • plump
  • thick
  • fresh
  • healthy
  • hearty
  • strong
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    How to use fretted in a sentence

    “I fretted and fumed all next day, and raised a great disturbance,” rejoined the old gentleman.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    Besides the greater lands, the seas are fretted by a host of smaller dry areas, termed islands.
    OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
    Another of the same class is played with a bow; it has but one string, but is fretted with the fingers.
    JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
    The actual Deputy declared that he ‘fretted away his life in misery.’
    IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
    At this time the minds of our yachtsmen were sorely fretted by the performance of the cutter 'Minerva' from Scotland.
    YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
    She had been taught her notes, but that had only opened up possibilities, and fretted her till she was unhappy.
    WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
    "If it were a matter of life and death, you could not be more obstinate," said her hostess, fretted at her unreasonableness.
    ALONEMARION HARLAND
    In this world he never saw her again, and it seems that her passion soon fretted her frail life away.
    THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
    Sometimes a blue miasmic haze settled down, and the dry raspy hides of the elephants grew damp and they fretted at their chains.
    THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
    And, even if I could have got over that, the eternal feud fretted and tormented my nature.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO FRETTED

    • ashen
    • careworn
    • drawn
    • emaciated
    • exhausted
    • faded
    • fagged
    • fatigued
    • fretted
    • gaunt
    • ghastly
    • lank
    • lean
    • pale
    • pallid
    • pinched
    • scraggy
    • scrawny
    • shrunken
    • skinny
    • spare
    • starved
    • thin
    • tired
    • wan
    • wasted
    • weak
    • wearied
    • worn-down
    • wrinkled
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.