Termagancy Ter"ma*gan*cy, n. The quality or state of being termagant; turbulence; tumultuousness; as, a violent termagancy of temper. [1913 Webster]

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  • termagancy — ter·ma·gan·cy …   English syllables

  • termagancy — ˈtərməgənsē, ˈtə̄m , ˈtəim , si noun ( es) Etymology: termagant + cy : the quality or state of being termagant : habitual bad temper : scolding disposition * * * terˈmagancy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑termagant …   Useful english dictionary

  • termagant — [tʉr′mə gənt] n. [ME Tervagant < OFr, name of an imaginary Muslim deity prob. introduced by the Crusaders] 1. [T ] an imaginary deity supposed by medieval Christians to be worshiped by Muslims and represented in morality plays as a boisterous …   English World dictionary

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