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Definition of "crabbedness" [crabbedness]

  • The state or quality of being crabbed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crabbedness" in a sentence
  • "If such voluntary tasks, pleasure and delight, or crabbedness of these studies, will not yet divert their idle thoughts, and alienate their imaginations, they must be compelled, saith Christophorus a"
  • "And thus ended what, little as they knew it, was to be the last of their many confidential talks on the subject of Richard, his frowardness and crabbedness, his innate inability to fit himself to life."
  • "He wrongly interprets _natural_ self-defense as a sign of habitual crabbedness."