Definición de fractious en inglés:

fractious

Saltos de línea: frac|tious
Pronunciación: /ˈfrakʃəs
 
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adjetivo

Derivativos

fractiously

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • ‘You should know that if you were at a convent school,’ he says, a bit fractiously.
  • For all of the rhetoric about teamwork in the health professions, most work is fractiously divided.
  • The council had promised a review of the rating system and had put the idea out for consultation, but when it came to the vote, it fractiously split down the middle.

fractiousness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All the fractiousness isn't surprising really.
  • Day-to-day resilience is as necessary in New York as a wet suit in ice water, in part to deal with fractiousness of the city's own creation.
  • For all of our fractiousness and various feints left, right and center, we are the grown up party.

Origen

late 17th century: from fraction, probably on the pattern of the pair faction, factious.

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