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- n. The property of being surly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being surly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being surly; gloomy moroseness; crabbed ill-nature.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
From surly + -ness. (Wiktionary)