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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being willful, contrary, or not easily managed.

Usage examples (18)
  • To whom the king, 'How long wilt thou persist in thy frowardness?'
  • How many are rendered useless in the world by their frowardness and discontent!
  • Yet he cloth me frowardness; for thou hast not attained thine end but by means of him.
  • The huntsman divined that he was telling of the frowardness and ingratitude of the "new Duchess." for more
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