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Adjective: fretful  fret-ful
  1. Nervous and unable to relax
    "a constant fretful stamping of hooves";
    - antsy [N. Amer, informal], fidgety, itchy, restless, on edge, twitchy [informal], keyed-up
  2. Habitually complaining
    "a fretful child";
    - querulous, whiney, whiny

See also: anxious, complaining, complaintive, nervous, queasy, tense, uneasy, unquiet