Surliness



adjective, surlier, surliest.
1.
churlishly rude or bad-tempered:
a surly waiter.
Synonyms: sullen, uncivil, brusque, irascible, splenetic, choleric, cross; grumpy, grouchy, crabby.
2.
unfriendly or hostile; menacingly irritable:
a surly old lion.
Synonyms: threatening, malevolent.
3.
dark or dismal; menacing; threatening:
a surly sky.
Synonyms: ominous.
4.
Obsolete. lordly; arrogant.
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
sullenly ill-tempered or rude
2.
(of an animal) ill-tempered or refractory
3.
dismal
4.
(obsolete) arrogant

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