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English adjective: cantankerous

1. cantankerous stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate


SamplesUnions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders.


Synonymsbloody-minded


Similarobstinate, stubborn, unregenerate


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Antonymsdocile

2. cantankerous having a difficult and contrary disposition


SamplesA cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady.


Synonymscrotchety, ornery


Similarill-natured


Antonymsgood-natured









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