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  • n. The state of being peevish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being peevish; disposition to murmur; sourness of temper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being peevish; perverseness; forwardness; petulancy; fretfulness; waywardness; capriciousness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an irritable petulant feeling
  • n. a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger

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