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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being erratic, unruly, or willful.

Usage examples (36)
  • I think I have a much higher tolerance than Hollinghurst for this kind of waywardness in point-of-view.
  • At the slightest indication of 'waywardness', one of those nagging mothers wil begin applying constant verbal nit-picking and 'withholding love' and judgmental pressure.
  • Such waywardness is fairly standard for the profession.
  • They chide not the waywardness of young men as they ought. for more
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