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synonyms for cussedness

  • anger
  • cattiness
  • cruelty
  • evil
  • hatefulness
  • malevolence
  • maliciousness
  • meanness
  • orneriness
  • revenge
  • spite
  • vengefulness
  • viciousness
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How to use cussedness in a sentence

If he had taken my warning in time, all would have been well; but for some reason or other—I suspect cussedness—he did not.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
Some men learn the cussedness of whiskey by having a drunken father; and some by having a good mother.
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONGEORGE HORACE LORIMER
I don't know how he felt when we quit, but I know I respected him—for his out and open cussedness and grit, if nothin' else.
THE RISE OF ROSCOE PAINEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
The Southern rebel went with the current; the Northern rebel rowed against the current from pure, simple cussedness.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 9 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
It is a disloyal act, and shows a prematoor leanin' tords cussedness that alarms me.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARDCHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)
The gentleman means to take some of the cussedness out of him.
THE BOSS OF TAROOMBAE. W. HORNUNG
In some cases one can only impute a review of an unfavourable character to what the Americans call “pure cussedness.”
CHRISTOPHER CRAYON'S RECOLLECTIONSJ. EWING RITCHIE
It's pure accident I happen to be here at all; accident which comes of unadulterated cussedness on the part of one of my horses.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Is it defects of administration, or a certain "cussedness" in the Scotch character, which resents any tightening of law?
THE WAR ON ALL FRONTS: ENGLAND'S EFFORTMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
I would jest have beat ye a bit fer yer cussedness, then mebbe after a while I'd fergive ye.
THE SECRET OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CUSSEDNESS

  • anger
  • cattiness
  • cruelty
  • cussedness
  • evil
  • hatefulness
  • malevolence
  • maliciousness
  • meanness
  • orneriness
  • revenge
  • spite
  • vengefulness
  • viciousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.