pettishness
noun see pettish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pettishness — pettish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ petulant. DERIVATIVES pettishly adverb pettishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Pettishness — Pettish Pet tish, a. [From {Pet}.] Fretful; peevish; moody; capricious; inclined to ill temper. A pettish kind of humor. Sterne. {Pet tish*ly}, adv. {Pet tish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pettishness — See pettishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • pettishness — pet·tish·ness || petɪʃnɪs n. peevishness, crankiness; angriness, irascibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pettishness — pet·tish·ness …   English syllables

  • pettishness — See: pettish …   English dictionary

  • pettishness — noun a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger his temper was well known to all his employees • Syn: ↑temper, ↑biliousness, ↑irritability, ↑peevishness, ↑snappishness, ↑surliness • Derivationally related …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hubert Fichte — (March 21, 1935 March 08 1986) was a German novelist. Life Hubert Fichte was born on March 21, 1935 in Perleberg Hospital. A few weeks after his birth his family moved to Hamburg Lokstedt. Fichtes mother worked as stenotypist and he was mostly… …   Wikipedia

  • biliousness — noun 1. gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder • Derivationally related forms: ↑bilious • Hypernyms: ↑ill health, ↑unhealthiness, ↑health problem 2. a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger his temper was well known …   Useful english dictionary

  • irritability — noun 1. an irritable petulant feeling (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑crossness, ↑fretfulness, ↑fussiness, ↑peevishness, ↑petulance, ↑choler • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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