tetchiness

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Etymology[edit]

tetchy +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

tetchiness (usually uncountable, plural tetchinesses)

  1. The quality of being tetchy, or irritable
    • 2009, January 18, “Charles Isherwood”, in Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages:
      Through it all she exudes tetchiness, weariness and a general contempt for everything in sight.

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