fretful

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Synonyms for fretful

nervous and unable to relax

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habitually complaining

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In life-threatening situations schools and other community provider personnel are placed in the precarious situation of giving or not giving an injection and risking their license or fretfully hoping paramedics will arrive in time with epinephrine auto injectors.
As Hallucination itself wanders insistently and fretfully through evanescent moods, bureaucratic meditations, or semantic drifts and sediments, it, too, labors and sparkles, and seems at times, like the philosopher hero of Sallustius's lost epic, perched on the volcano's lip.
Escorted by his aides and well-wishers in the West Bank, Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen must now be wringing his hands fretfully when watching the developments of the new Israeli war on Gaza.
Fretfully he began rehearsing the funny and interesting things he would say--he had a fund of these.
Rather than collating images that suggest a steady wind-down, Hughes establishes a fretfully wound-up perspective on these controlled zones.
In this case, too, fearing he might be proved a regicide, Oedipus may have fretfully inferred that the company's lead traveler was a "herald" because Jocasta had herself specifically recalled one in Laius's entourage.
Because last night, after 28 years wandering fretfully through the lower leagues, Swansea, made a beguiling return to top-flight football.
He fretfully concluded that making these types of decisions is never easy.
The cold as much as the noise of the boiler, on the rare occasions it would ignite, a noise that I, more tightly strung than an archer's bow, would fretfully await every hour of every day, despite the fact that it only started up every once in a long while, since someone had set it on low.
Fretfully, I turned the monitor off then turned to my son as he stood puzzled.
Fretfully, I turned the monitor off, then turned to my son as he stood puzzled.
Another emblem of the past are the "Dryads" that fretfully leave the scene (1.
Shakespeare's flies that buzz fretfully in the air come to stand for the fretful human beings around whom they hover.