fractious

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given to troublemaking
irritable; argumentative; quarrelsome

in his present fractious mood, she dared whisper no observations, nor ask of him any information.

{a} cross, peevish, quarrelsome, strange
stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child
stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"
disapproval If you describe someone as fractious, you disapprove of them because they become upset or angry very quickly about small unimportant things. Nancy was in a fractious mood The children were predictably fractious. someone who is fractious becomes angry very easily = irritable (fraction (16-18 centuries))
easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
Apt to break out into a passion; apt to scold; cross; snappish; ugly; unruly; as, a fractious man; a fractious horse
{s} bad-tempered; rebellious, stubborn
unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thigkly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system"
fractiousness
A peevish or cranky nature
fractiousness
The quality of being fractious; trouble-making; unruliness

His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.--F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1.

fractiously
{a} in a peevish manner
fractiousness
{n} crossness, peevishness
fractiously
in a fractious manner; "the horse was behaving fractiously and refused to jump
fractiously
In a fractious manner
fractiously
in an irritated manner, crossly
fractiousness
the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
fractiousness
The quality of being fractious; unruliness
fractious