fraction (纷争) (现已弃用) +‎ -ous[1]


  • (美國) IPA(幫助)/ˈfɹæk.ʃəs/
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  • 韻部:-ækʃəs


fractious (比較級 more fractious最高級 most fractious)

  1. 总是惹麻烦的,捣乱
    反義詞: unfractious
  2. 易怒的;动辄吵架
    反義詞: unfractious
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    • 2012年11月7日,Matt Bai,“Winning a Second Term, Obama Will Confront Familiar Headwinds”,出自 New York Times[1]:
      That brief moment after the election four years ago, when many Americans thought Mr. Obama’s election would presage a new, less fractious political era, now seems very much a thing of the past.
    • 2014年11月14日,Stephen Halliday,“Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”,出自 The Scotsman[2]:
      Flair and invention were very much at a premium, suffocated by the relentless pace and often fractious nature of proceedings. The absence of James Morrison from the centre of Scotland’s midfield, the West Brom man ruled out on the morning of the game by illness, had already diminished the creative capacity of the home side in that department.
    • 2019年12月2日,Fiona Harvey,“Climate crisis: what is COP and can it save the world?”,出自 The Guardian[3]:
      COP stands for conference of the parties under the UNFCCC, and the annual meetings have swung between fractious and soporific, interspersed with moments of high drama and the occasional triumph (the Paris agreement in 2015) and disaster (Copenhagen in 2009).
    • 2022年6月1日,Ryan Mac,“Elon Musk to Workers: Spend 40 Hours in the Office, or Else”,出自 The New York Times[4], ISSN 0362-4331:
      With his twin notes, Mr. Musk waded directly into a fractious debate over the right way for corporations to bring workers back to the office during the coronavirus pandemic.
    • 2022年10月5日,Rowena Mason,“Liz Truss promises ‘growth, growth and growth’ in protest-hit speech”,出自 The Guardian[5]:
      After a fractious party conference and dire opinion polls for the Tories, the prime minister attempted to speak directly to the public, saying: “I want what you want.”



  1. Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “fractious”, 在线词源词典》(Online Etymology Dictionary