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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A nature given to nagging or scolding.

Usage examples (33)
  • " The woman screamed after him, her voice an odd mixture of fear and shrewishness, "Sheb, you come back here!
  • As soon as the words left her mouth she heard their shrewishness and would have called them back if she could.
  • And he suspected that her nature tended toward shrewishness, which he, as a soldier who despised any pettishness, personally disliked.
  • After Kitty Kelley's bio accused Nancy Reagan of greed, shrewishness and adultery with Frank Sinatra, Sinatra said he hoped Kelley walked in the path of "blind guys ...... for more
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