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crotchetiness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crotchetiness  \Crotch"et*i*ness\  (kr?ch"?t-?-n?s),  n. 
  The  state  or  character  of  being  crotchety,  or  whimsical. 
 
  This  belief  in  rightness  is  a  kind  of 
  conscientiousness,  and  when  it  degenerates  it  becomes 
  crotchetiness.  --J.  Grote. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crotchetiness 
  n  :  a  fussy  and  eccentric  disposition  [syn:  {crankiness},  {contrariness}, 
  {grumpiness}] 




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