orneriness
noun see ornery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • orneriness — See ornery. * * * …   Universalium

  • orneriness — noun the state of being ornery …   Wiktionary

  • orneriness — É”rnÉ™rɪnɪs / ɔːn n. stubbornness; wickedness; meanness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orneriness — or·neri·ness …   English syllables

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

  • ornery — orneriness, n. /awr neuh ree/, adj., ornerier, orneriest. Dial. 1. ugly and unpleasant in disposition or temper: No one can get along with my ornery cousin. 2. stubborn: I can t do a thing with that ornery mule. 3. low or vile. 4. inferior or… …   Universalium

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

  • ornery — adjective (ornerier; est) Etymology: alteration of ordinary Date: 1816 having an irritable disposition ; cantankerous • orneriness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Edward Ball (businessman) — Edward Ball (March 21, 1888 June 24, 1981) was a powerful figure in business and politics in Florida for decades despite the fact that he never held public office and did not own the assets he controlled. He worked for and with his brother in law …   Wikipedia

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