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English Dictionary: contrariness by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
contrariness
n
  1. deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
    Synonym(s): contrariness, perversity, perverseness
  2. a fussy and eccentric disposition
    Synonym(s): crankiness, crotchetiness, contrariness, grumpiness
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Contrariness \Con"tra*ri*ness\, n.
      state or quality of being contrary; opposition;
      inconsistency; contrariety; perverseness; obstinacy.
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