- 1.1 (irritable) [child] quisquilloso; [old man] cascarrabias (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable) [colloquial/familiar]; [invalid] quejumbrosoMore example sentences1.2 (unruly) rebelde
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- And I'm usually alright in the morning but by about lunchtime in the afternoon I tend to get very irritable and fractious and I'm not quite sure why.
- Suffice to say, I would not recommend this level of preparation when travelling with a fractious three-year-old and a grumpy husband.
- He was getting fractious and crabby while I was getting panicky because I knew there was something else and I couldn't remember what it was.
- For 110 years, it has remained a fractious but unitary organization.
- He was chosen for his ability to unite the fractious coalition and for his ability to connect to people.
- A system without it could lead to division and multiple parties - and imagine the fractious problem of coalition governments.
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Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.