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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pee·vish·ness, n. The quality of being peevish; disposition to murmur; sourness of temper.
 Syn: -- See Petulance.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 peevishness
      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]