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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; An irritable petulant feeling.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a peevish youngster. ,a peevish reply; a peevish frown
  • The cause of her peevishness was a swarm of intensely active flies.
  • There's a restlessness, a kind of peevishness, that bothers me.
  • A vivid picture, illustrating puerile peevishness. for more
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