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Definition of "frowardness" [frowardness]

  • The quality of being froward (noun)

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Use "frowardness" in a sentence
  • "When our father died, he left us some money, which we shared amongst us, and he took his part of the inheritance and wasted it in frowardness and debauchery, till he was reduced to poverty, when he came upon us and cited us before the magistrates, avouching that we had taken his good and that of his father, and we disputed the matter before the judges and lost the money."
  • "Milton's readiness to receive the mother, deemed the chief instigator of her daughter's "frowardness," may have been partly due to the situation of the latter, who gave him a daughter on July 29, 1646."
  • "Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;"