liverishness
noun see liverish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • liverishness — See liverish. * * * …   Universalium

  • liverishness — n. despondency, melancholia; crankiness, grouchiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liverishness — liv·er·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • liverishness — noun see liverish …   Useful english dictionary

  • liverish — liverishness, n. /liv euhr ish/, adj. 1. resembling liver, esp. in color. 2. having a liver disorder; bilious. 3. disagreeable; crabbed; melancholy: to have a liverish disposition. [1730 40; LIVER1 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • liverish — adjective Date: 1740 1. resembling liver especially in color 2. a. suffering from liver disorder ; bilious b. peevish, irascible • liverishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • liverish — adjective slightly ill, as though having a disordered liver. ↘unhappy and bad tempered. Derivatives liverishly adverb liverishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • liverish — [liv′ər ish] adj. Informal 1. having a disordered liver; bilious 2. having a sour disposition; peevish; cross liverishness n …   English World dictionary

  • liverish — adj. 1 suffering from a disorder of the liver. 2 peevish, glum. Derivatives: liverishly adv. liverishness n …   Useful english dictionary

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