Cuss"ed*ness (?), n. [Cussed (for cursed) + -ness.]

Disposition to willful wrongdoing; malignity; perversity; cantankerousness; obstinacy.

[Slang or Colloq., U. S.]

In her opinion it was all pure "cussedness." Mrs. Humphry Ward.

Disputatiousness and perversity (what the Americans call ""). James Bryce.

 

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