fractiously fractiously


  1. (adv) in a peevish manner
  2. (adv) in a fractious manner



  1. The fractiously seriocomic play occupying the stage of Joseph Papp's Public Theater in Manhattan is not the real thing, but Roberta Maxwell very much is.
  2. Officially, Turkey is a parliamentary democracy, but the four main parties are so fractiously divided that little in the way of creative change is possible.
  3. In Balata's narrow streets, the chaotic traffic writhes slowly and fractiously between the cinder-block auto shops in the simmering heat of spring on the valley floor.
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/ˈpæ sə ˌfaɪ /