Huffishness
Huffish Huff"ish, a. Disposed to be blustering or arrogant; petulant. -- {Huff"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Huff"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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