HyperDic: peevishness

English > 2 senses of the word peevishness:
NOUNfeelingpeevishness, irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, petulance, choleran irritable petulant feeling
attributepeevishness, temper, biliousness, irritability, pettishness, snappishness, surlinessa disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger / anger
English > peevishness: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn irritable petulant feeling.
Synonymsirritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, petulance, choler
NarrowerpetA fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
testiness, touchiness, tetchinessFeeling easily irritated
Broaderill humor, ill humour, distemperAn angry and disagreeable mood
Spanishcólera, furia
Catalancòlera, fúria
Adjectivespeevisheasily irritated or annoyed
English > peevishness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger / anger.
Synonymstemper, biliousness, irritability, pettishness, snappishness, surliness
NarrowerquerulousnessThe quality of being given to complaining
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Spanishdesabrimiento, irritabilidad

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