shrewishness


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Related to shrewishness: undeterred, stirred up, overhyped
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a nature given to nagging or scolding

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Her shrewishness ultimately proves itself not feminist or subversive in any way; it is merely a shield against psychic trauma.
96), but Kate's publicly proclaimed shrewishness must inevitably threaten the domestic economy of any would-be husband in this early modern play.
Her shrewishness frequently takes the form of a resistant feminism and an independence of males.
The insanity of Basil, Manuel's hapless bungling, Sybil's exasperated shrewishness, and Polly's practicality as she tries to hold the entire hotel operation together make for an inspired mix, and viewers will find that the shows are as funny on the fifth (or more) watching as they were in the first.
When drunk, as she was most days, she was unbearable in her shrewishness.
Kennedy's focus on anger illuminates the way attacks on women attempt to undermine rebuttal by characterizing an angry response as typical female shrewishness.