Definition of fretfulness:
indignation, vexation, pettishness, anger, fury, resentment, displeasure, offense, impatience, rage, yellow bile, irritation, crossness, wrath, biliousness, snappishness, ire, temper, animosity, peevishness, irritability, choler, petulance, passion, exasperation, crabbedness, excitability, fussiness.
sullenness (part of speech: noun)
- "Black Rock", Ralph Connor.
And if now, in addition to these good habits, you cultivate the habit of cheerfulness and earnestly guard against temptation to fretfulness, moroseness, or impatience, you will be well started on the way towards a useful and lovely womanhood.- "Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls", Helen Ekin Starrett.
- "Quit Your Worrying!", George Wharton James.