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synonyms for cantankerousness

  • belligerence
  • combativeness
  • contentiousness
  • disputatiousness
  • litigiousness
  • quarrelsomeness
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How to use cantankerousness in a sentence

They felt that Keith, for all his "cantankerousness," might be right.
THE CALICO CATCHARLES MINER THOMPSON
He even added that the fiancé of Miss Cook had given striking proofs of her extreme cantankerousness!
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
In the partial stupors it is seen as active opposition and cantankerousness.
BENIGN STUPORSAUGUST HOCH
I suppose it's what Papa used to call his "originality," and Mamma his "cantankerousness," coming out in me.
MY FRIEND THE CHAUFFEURC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
It was like the emancipation of the slaves, and the whole of Scotch cantankerousness came to a height.
HIS MAJESTY BABY AND SOME COMMON PEOPLEIAN MACLAREN
When they have got that, they will have broken the backbone of native cantankerousness.
IN DARKEST AFRICA, VOL. 2; OR, THE QUEST, RESCUE AND RETREAT OF EMIN, GOVERNOR OF EQUATORIAHENRY MORTON STANLEY
Naturally it is only in the minor stupors that we see it in well-developed form as active opposition and cantankerousness.
BENIGN STUPORSAUGUST HOCH
Thoreau with all his cantankerousness came nearer to the new literature.
IN PASTURES GREENPETER MCARTHUR
No, it was simply the inherent cantankerousness of little birds which caused them to annoy me.
A CRYSTAL AGEW. H. HUDSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANTANKEROUSNESS

  • belligerence
  • cantankerousness
  • combativeness
  • contentiousness
  • disputatiousness
  • litigiousness
  • quarrelsomeness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.