Meaning of pettishness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpɛtɪʃnɪs/


See pettish

‘Emily Brontë is unusual in daring to show, in Linton Heathcliff, a young invalid's tyranny, and a far from graceful decline from pettishness to moroseness.’
  • ‘It is their incorrigible pettishness and ignominious attitude towards their voters that makes the whole nation suffer.’