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Definition of the noun crankiness

What does crankiness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: crankinesses

  1. a fussy and eccentric disposition

Alternative definition of the noun crankiness


  1. The state of being cranky

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Google previewEar Infections (2012)

A troubleshooting guide to common childhood ailments by Media Adams

Crankiness is a very ...

Google previewLiving in the Now (2012)

How to Live as the Spiritual Being That You Are by Gina Lake

Crankiness is an opportunity to discover 48 LIVING IN THE NOW.

Google previewThe Everything Guide to the Introvert Edge (2013)

Maximize the Advantages of Being an Introvert - At Home and At Work by Arnie Kozak

Crankiness is a good indicator that ...

Google previewAyurvedic Balancing (2002)

An Integration of Western Fitness with Eastern Wellness by Joyce Bueker

They don't mind having a big meal and then waiting a long while for the next one, but heaven help the guy next to a hungry Vata person (crankiness is a clue here!) . So if Vata appetites are irregular, and they get distracted by other things, ...

Google previewThe Journal of Pedagogy (1903)

by Albert Leonard, William Henry Metzler, Jacob Richard Street

Crankiness is a psychic condition, and a remedy, to be effective, must be psychological. Let us consider the character of this psychosis. While individual differences are great, a few general characteristics are likely to be found. These are ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Child Care Welfare And Guidance In 2 Vols.

by Vijaya Wadhwa

Crankiness in Babies. Discomfort of any soft — hunger pangs, a scratchy shirt, wet diapers, a new tooth, being overtired, a need to be burped — can cause crankiness in babies. If a baby continues to fuss even after all possible physical ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (2005)

and tense -tiredness (crankiness, disphoria). There is good evidence that stress and ...

Google previewDictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Jonathon Green

the crankiness and irritability whichfollowa lengthy ...

Google previewThe Social Science Encyclopedia (2004)

by Adam Kuper

'Crankiness' may be depression, or genuine dissatisfaction with unpalatable symptoms, a complaint against undesirable housing or simply a bad mood, any of which would otherwise be understood as features of daily life for people of any age ...

Google previewMongolian-English Dictionary (2013)

by Ferdinand D Lessing

Whimsicality, quaintness, crankiness; obstinacy. ILERKEIKEN -- zarudal. Extra expenses, superfluous expenses. ene inu -- . This is better. yurban -- yarluy-a. There are three too many. mingy-a -- kymys. More than 1000 people. zayun u tabun ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Prazepam has also been used successfully for treatment of depression and crankiness. One clinical trial produced weight gain in patients using the drug, but perhaps this was due to better appetite resulting from better mood, rather than an ...

Google previewThe Complete American and Canadian Sportsman's Encyclopedia of Valuable Instruction (1905)

by Francis Henry Buzzacott

and carried from point to point', be a sea or rough water boat and capable of standing lots of hard knocks— in short have the carrying capacity of a scow, all the ease of propulsion so noticeable in the clinker boat, and without- its crankiness.

Google previewDictionary of English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and Definition of Words (1861)

by Arnold James Cooley

EL, crankiness, crankiness, s. 9L Crank, s. Lit., a bend or turn ; a eontri v. for changing a rotary motion into an alternate one, or the reverse (mech.) ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary for the Use of Students of Medicine (1891)

Containing Ten Thousand Words, Including All the Essential Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences by Charles Gatchell

Primary monomania ; unsoundness of mind ; mental instability ; " proto-pathic insanity"; "crankiness." Parapep'tone. A body produced ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

anger, peevishness, rancor, bitterness, spleen, crankiness, petulance, resentment, nastiness, ill humor, churlishness, irritability, irascibility, discontent. ant. good ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease (2009)

by Carol Turkington

Personality changes: Occasionally crankiness or depression is normal, but a person with Alzheimer's can change dramatically and become suspicious or fearful. Alzheimer's disease begins slowly with mild for- getfulness that leads to ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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