frowardness

  • 1Frowardness — Froward Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi.… …

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  • 2frowardness — noun see froward …

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  • 3frowardness — See frowardly. * * * …

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  • 4frowardness — noun The quality of being froward …

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  • 5frowardness — n. willfulness, stubbornness, disobedience …

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  • 6frowardness — fro·ward·ness …

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  • 7frowardness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being froward …

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  • 8Curstness — Curst ness (k[^u]rst n[e^]s), n. Peevishness; malignity; frowardness; crabbedness; surliness. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9froward — adjective Etymology: Middle English, turned away, froward, from fro from + ward ward Date: 13th century 1. habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition 2. archaic adverse • frowardly adverb • frowardness noun …

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  • 10The Anatomy of Melancholy — Infobox Book | name = The Anatomy of Melancholy image caption = Frontispiece for the 1638 edition author = Robert Burton illustrator = Christian Le Blon cover artist = country = Britain language = English genre = publisher = release date = 1621… …

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  • 11Carolyn Merchant — (born 1936 in Rochester, New York) is an American ecofeminist philosopher and historian of science most famous for her theory on the Death of Nature , whereby she identifies the Enlightenment as the period when science began to atomise, objectify …

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  • 12froward — frowardly, adv. frowardness, n. /froh weuhrd, froh euhrd/, adj. willfully contrary; not easily managed: to be worried about one s froward, intractable child. [1150 1200; ME froward, fraward. See FRO, WARD] Syn. obstinate, willful, disobedient,… …

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  • 13Elias of Cortona — • Minister General of the Friars Minor, b., it is said, at Bevilia near Assisi, c. 1180; d. at Cortona, 22 April, 1253 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Elias of Cortona     Elias of Cortona …

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  • 14Proverbs 2 — 1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; 2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; 3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;… …

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  • 15Proverbs 6 — 1 My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, 2 Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth. 3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come… …

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  • 16Proverbs 10 — 1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death. 3 The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous… …

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  • 17cussedness — Synonyms and related words: bearishness, bitchiness, cantankerousness, churlishness, contrariness, crabbedness, crankiness, crossness, crustiness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, difficultness, disagreeability, dourness, evil intent, excitability,… …

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  • 18indocility — Synonyms and related words: antipathy, averseness, aversion, backwardness, civil disobedience, contumaciousness, contumacy, cursoriness, defiance, disagreement, disinclination, disobedience, disrelish, dissent, distaste, foot dragging,… …

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  • 19infraction — Synonyms and related words: aberrance, aberrancy, abnormality, bad faith, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of law, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, breaking, civil disobedience, contravention, crime,… …

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  • 20infringement — Synonyms and related words: adoption, appropriation, arrogation, assumption, bad faith, bankruptcy, borrowed plumes, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of law, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, breakage,… …

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