KJV Dictionary Definition: froward


FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from.

Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance; not willing to yield or comply with what is required; unyielding; ungovernable; refractory; disobedient; peevish; as a froward child.

They are a very froward generation, children in whom is no fair. Deut. 32.


FRO'WARDNESS, n. Perverseness; reluctance to yield or comply; disobedience; peevishness.