I'm not used to be cross, and my own crossness is much harder to bear than theirs.
Might there not have been another reason for the crossness, supposing it to have existed?
Then you are come to ask pardon for all your crossness, your savagery of this morning?
There's been no nerve frettin' nor crossness since the mistress was called—not once.
And I must say that Lucy's crossness ...