fretfully fretfully


  • (adv) in a fretful manner


  1. He spoke fondly of his young daughter and fretfully about his health.
  2. The child is a whale, inside a hollow iceberg; it fretfully watches its parents' shadows outside the ice wall as it tries to escape.
  3. It is not hard to imagine the author fretfully asking himself, on a dry day, what would be a good, juicy Condon touch.
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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /