Definitions of crossness
  1. noun
    an irritable petulant feeling
    synonyms: choler, fretfulness, fussiness, irritability, peevishness, petulance
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    testiness, tetchiness, touchiness
    feeling easily irritated
    a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
    type of:
    distemper, ill humor, ill humour
    an angry and disagreeable mood
  2. noun
    a disposition to be ill-tempered
    synonyms: crabbedness, crabbiness
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    type of:
    ill nature
    a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
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