HyperDic: surliness

English > 1 sense of the word surliness:
NOUNattributesurliness, temper, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishnessa disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger / anger
English > surliness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger / anger.
Synonymstemper, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness
NarrowerquerulousnessThe quality of being given to complaining
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Spanishdesabrimiento, irritabilidad
Adjectivessurlyinclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace

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