Definition of Cussedness

1. Noun. Meanspirited disagreeable contrariness.

Exact synonyms: Orneriness
Generic synonyms: Contrariness, Perverseness, Perversity
Derivative terms: Cussed, Ornery



Definition of Cussedness

1. n. Disposition to willful wrongdoing; malignity; perversity; cantankerousness; obstinacy.

Definition of Cussedness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being cussed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cussedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cussedness

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cuss words
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cussedness (current term)
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Literary usage of Cussedness

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1. Looters of the Public Domain by Stephen A. Douglas Puter, Horace Stevens (1907)
"... figures as a bold financier, but is prevented from doing business on account of the general cussedness of inanimate things— Inspector Greene, ..."

2. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"... cussedness again.—. The Slowest Sailing-Craft on Record. Oiq February 15th, I embarked with my outfit and a ..."

3. The Household of Peter: A Novel by Rosa Nouchette Carey (1905)
"... XXIX "THIS IS PURE cussedness" I have ever remarked that when others called thee girlish and wilful, there lay under that external semblance of youthful ..."

4. Sport and Politics Under an Eastern Sky by Lawrence John Lumley Dundas Zetland (1902)
"... parent—cussedness of the wind—A long chase ending in failure — On the fascination of the desert — Difficulty of judging distance—The ..."

5. Darkness and Daylight: Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life by Helen Campbell (1896)
"... Seamen's Homes — Life at the Sailors' Snug Harbor—A Sailor-Clergyman — Fried Fish for Eight Hundred — The Cripples' Room—"A Case of Pure cussedness"- ..."

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