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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: crabbedness(0.02415 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a disposition to be ill tempered [syn: crabbiness, crossness]
English → English (gcide)
Crabbed \Crab"bed\ (kr?b"b?d), a. [See Crab,n.]
1. Characterized by or manifesting, sourness, peevishness, or
moroseness; harsh; cross; cynical; -- applied to feelings,
disposition, or manners.
Crabbed age and youth can not live together. --Shak.
2. Characterized by harshness or roughness; unpleasant; --
applied to things; as, a crabbed taste.
3. Obscure; difficult; perplexing; trying; as, a crabbed
author. “Crabbed eloquence.” --Chaucer.
How charming is divine philosophy!
Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose.
4. Cramped; irregular; as, crabbed handwriting. --
Crab"bed*ly, adv. -- Crab"bed*ness, n.