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quarrelsomeness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being quarrelsome; disposition to engage in contention and brawls; petulance.

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  • noun the quality of being quarrelsome

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

  • noun an inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For greed, brutality, quarrelsomeness and shameless treachery, the nobility of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland could, at least until the 19th century, offers strong competition to its noxious European cousins.

    In the Realm of Peers

  • It is the (at least temporary) beaching of the whale Gingrich and the subsequent disorientation and quarrelsomeness of the lesser House Republican fish.

    A Big Job Opening

  • We have also been exposed to much more evidence of some of their own internal quarrelsomeness and feuding.

    Choosing A New Justice

  • Stygians this envy and quarrelsomeness (if you will permit me the word) survive?

    Roundabout Papers

  • Perhaps some educational theorists in Europe or the USA (I don't know about China) would be surprised to hear a university being defined as a context for learning benevolence; the famous quarrelsomeness of scholars does not seem to promise well.

    China - 'What is a University?' Speech Given in Wuhan

  • Ruined and inedible meals, tools lost and broken, accidents, dirt, poor health, frustration, quarrelsomeness, shame—all these, which Dickens paints with vivid colors, are still the outcome of household neglect.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Ruined and inedible meals, tools lost and broken, accidents, dirt, poor health, frustration, quarrelsomeness, shame—all these, which Dickens paints with vivid colors, are still the outcome of household neglect.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Ruined and inedible meals, tools lost and broken, accidents, dirt, poor health, frustration, quarrelsomeness, shame—all these, which Dickens paints with vivid colors, are still the outcome of household neglect.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Ruined and inedible meals, tools lost and broken, accidents, dirt, poor health, frustration, quarrelsomeness, shame—all these, which Dickens paints with vivid colors, are still the outcome of household neglect.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • When he is strong and the physical powers are full of vigor, he guards against quarrelsomeness.

    The Analects

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