(cs"d*ns), n. [Cussed (for cursed) + -ness.] Disposition to willful wrongdoing; malignity; perversity; cantankerousness; obstinacy. [Slang or Colloq., U. S.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

In her opinion it was all pure "cussedness."
Mrs. Humphry Ward.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Disputatiousness and perversity (what the Americans call "cussedness").
James Bryce.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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