The state of being cross; mild anger

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  • Crossness — Cross ness, n. The quality or state of being cross; peevishness; fretfulness; ill humor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crossness — For the feeling related to one s perception of having been offended or wronged, see Crossness (emotion). Crossness is a place in south east London. It is situated in the London Borough of Bexley, close to the southern bank of the River Thames, to …   Wikipedia

  • crossness — cross ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating… …   English terms dictionary

  • Crossness Pumping Station — Interior of Crossness Pumping Station: the Beam Floor, showing the four beams at rest (October 2005). Prince Consort s beam, is the freshly painted one at the back left. Crossness Pumping Station was a sewage pumping station designed by engineer… …   Wikipedia

  • crossness — noun see cross III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crossness — /kraws nis, kros /, n. the quality or state of being cross or angry; irritability; snappishness. [1590 1600; CROSS + NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • crossness — cross·ness || krÉ’snɪs n. anger, annoyance, exasperation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crossness — cross·ness …   English syllables

  • crossness — noun 1. an irritable petulant feeling • Syn: ↑irritability, ↑fretfulness, ↑fussiness, ↑peevishness, ↑petulance, ↑choler • Derivationally related forms: ↑petulant ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Southern Outfall Sewer — The Southern Outfall Sewer is a major sewer taking sewage from the southern area of central London to Crossness in south east London. Flows from three interceptory sewers combine at Deptford and then run under Greenwich, Woolwich, Plumstead and… …   Wikipedia

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