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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being quick to resent a trifling affront or injury.

Usage examples (15)
  • There are a few moments of waspishness in Lazarus Rising.
  • What a terrible shame, she thought with unwonted waspishness.
  • It was purely the waspishness of a woman irritated beyond her limits.
  • I had often jars which might increase a natural waspishness in my temper. for more
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