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Definition of the noun crabbedness

What does crabbedness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: crabbednesses

  1. a disposition to be ill-tempered
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of crabbedness: crabbiness / crossness
    • more generic term: ill nature = a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition

Alternative definition of the noun crabbedness


  1. The state or quality of being crabbed.

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Google previewDictionary of the English Language ... (1839)

by Samuel Johnson

severely, morosely, crabbedly; unpleasantly to the ear; ruggedness to the touch; crabbedness, moroseness, peevishness. - HA'Rshness, harsh'ness, n.s. act, state, or quality of being harsh; sourness, austere taste; roughness to the ear; ...

Google previewJohnson and Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language (1862)

by Samuel Johnson, John Walker

severely, morosely, crabbedly; unpleasantly to the ear; ruggedness to the touch; crabbedness, moroseness, peevishness. HA'RSHNESS, harsh' ness, M.S. act, slate, or quality of being harsh ; sourness, austere taste ; roughness to the ...

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

CRABBEDNESS CRACK 66 CRACK, krak, v.a., to open into chinks.— v.n.,. COUNTRY COUNTRY, kun'-tre, s., a tract of land; territory in which ono is born; a place of residence.— a., pertaining to the country; rural; rustic. COUNTY, kown'-te ...

Google previewThe New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)

by Nathan BAILEY

crabbedness, fierceness of countenance.

Google previewA New Dictionary of the English Language ... (1856)

by Charles Richardson

Sour wine; sourness, acidity, crabbedness. Fr. Vin aigre. VINNY, ad. Vinewed. Decayed, spoilt; mouldy, musty ; whinid, (qv.) A 8. Fi"'s ; Ger. rinivgh, rancldns, mncidus. — Xilian. Fmnen, sordes; finning, mucidui, pu- tridus —Waek. Lye remarks ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language (1844)

by Alexander Reid

moroseness ; crabbedness. Sorting, n. a morose person. Sur-mise', v.

Google previewThe New Royal and Universal English Dictionary ... (1763)

To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson

crabbedness; thorny or briety perplexity. SPI'NOUS, adj. thorny ; full of thorns. SPI'NSTER, n.s. a woman that spins. The general term for a girl or maiden Wonnan. SPINSTRY, n.s. the work of spinning. SPI'NY, adj. thorny; ...

Google previewThe Royal Standard English Dictionary (1788)

by William Perry

crabbedness, thorny perplex8, in'stér, s, who spins ; a maiden [ity ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

In which the Words are Explained in the Order of Their Natural Affinity, Independent of Alphabetical Arrangement; and the Signification of Each is Traced from Its Etymology ... to which are Added, an Introduction, Containing a New Grammar of the Language, and an Alphabetical Index, for the Ease of Consultation by David Booth

lungwort Cow's-milk Cow-weed Cow-wheat Coxcomb Coxcombly Coxcombry Coxcomical Crab Crab-apples Crab-tree Crabbed Crabbedly Crabbedness Crackbrained Cracked Cracknel Crake Crake-berry To Cram Crambe page 189, 218, ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement, and the signification of each is traced from its etymology ... To which are added, an introduction, containing a new grammar of the language, and an alphabetical index, etc (1835)

by David BOOTH (Author of the Analytical Dictionary.)

CRABBEDNESS is irritability, or sourness (soreness) of disposition, and a person who evinces a morose, cross, or peevish temper, is said to be CRABBED, or to behave CRABBEDLY. The German kager, is wild, and, in a consequent sense, ...

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Scrabble value of C3R1A1B3B3E1D2N1E1S1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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