Pee·vish·ness, n. The quality of being peevish; disposition to murmur; sourness of temper.
Syn: -- See Petulance.
n 1: an irritable petulant feeling [syn: irritability, crossness,
fretfulness, fussiness, petulance, choler]
2: a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was
well known to all his employees" [syn: temper, biliousness,
irritability, pettishness, snappishness, surliness]