HyperDic: contrariness

English > 2 senses of the word contrariness:
NOUNattributecontrariness, perversity, perversenessdeliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
attributecontrariness, crankiness, crotchetiness, grumpinessa fussy and eccentric disposition
contrariness > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ntrehriynahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > contrariness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningDeliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline.
Synonymsperversity, perverseness
Narrowercussedness, ornerinessmeanspirited disagreeable contrariness
Broaderunruliness, fractiousness, willfulness, wilfulnessThe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
Spanishcabezonería, empecinamiento, obstinación, perversidad, terquedad, tozudez
Catalanperversitat
Adjectivescontraryresistant to guidance or discipline / discipline
English > contrariness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA fussy and eccentric disposition.
Synonymscrankiness, crotchetiness, grumpiness
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Spanishmal humor
Catalanmal humor

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