grouchiness


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grouch·y

 (grou′chē)
adj. grouch·i·er, grouch·i·est
Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.

grouch′i·ly adv.
grouch′i·ness n.
Translations

grouchiness

[ˈgraʊtʃɪnɪs] Nhumos mpl, malas pulgas fpl

grouchiness

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Mourinho's recent grouchiness, when he hit out at former United player turned pundit Paul Scholes, bemoaned his lack of spending power and even slapped down City supporter and former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has added to the impression that he is weighed down by his battle with the Spaniard.
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Sometimes a lighthearted joke about grouchiness being contagious can bestow the gift of self-awareness upon complainers.
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It turns out that Buddha offered a great teaching on just this problem--the one where we want to be involved and to know what is going on, without getting caught up in the grinchy grouchiness that seems to be in the water come election year.