Synonyms of peevishness


1. irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choler, ill humor, ill humour, distemper

usage: an irritable petulant feeling

2. temper, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness, ill nature

usage: a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was well known to all his employees"

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