Definition of Fretfulnesses
1. fretfulness [n] - See also: fretfulness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fretfulnesses
Literary usage of Fretfulnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"We knew nothing of this being yesterday—to-day he is dear to us with all his fretfulnesses ati. ..."
2. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1843)
"... a stoker to the power-loom in which are weaving the future destinies of mankind,—has no more care or thought for the petty fretfulnesses of life, ..."
3. Shakespeare-characters; Chiefly Those Subordinate by Charles Cowden Clarke (1863)
"... by imbuing it with the frolicsome and wayward fancies of a petted child. We incline to take part with Ariel in his little fretfulnesses and longings ..."