cussedness
noun see cussed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cussedness — Cuss ed*ness (c[u^]s [e^]d*n[e^]s), n. [Cussed (for cursed) + ness.] Disposition to willful wrongdoing; malignity; perversity; cantankerousness; obstinacy. [Slang or Colloq., U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] In her opinion it was all pure cussedness …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cussedness — cussed ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ awkward; annoying. DERIVATIVES cussedly adverb cussedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cussedness — See cussedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • cussedness — noun The state or quality of being cussed …   Wiktionary

  • cussedness — Synonyms and related words: bearishness, bitchiness, cantankerousness, churlishness, contrariness, crabbedness, crankiness, crossness, crustiness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, difficultness, disagreeability, dourness, evil intent, excitability,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cussedness — cuss·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • cussedness — noun meanspirited disagreeable contrariness • Syn: ↑orneriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ornery (for: ↑orneriness), ↑cussed • Hypernyms: ↑contrariness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obstinacy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Obstinacy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 obstinateness obstinateness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 obstinacy obstinacy tenacity Sgm: N 1 cussedness cussedness =>(U.S.) Sgm: N 1 perseverance perseverance &c. 604a …   English dictionary for students

  • orneriness — noun meanspirited disagreeable contrariness • Syn: ↑cussedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ornery, ↑cussed (for: ↑cussedness) • Hypernyms: ↑contrariness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cussed — adjective Date: 1834 1. cursed 2. obstinate, cantankerous • cussedly adverb • cussedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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