Examples from the Web for crossness
Might there not have been another reason for the crossness, supposing it to have existed?
He remembered Aunt Barbara's salutary remarks about crossness being the equivalent of thinking about oneself.Michael|E. F. Benson
Then you are come to ask pardon for all your crossness, your savagery of this morning?
Crossness, as I have said, had been the natural psychological result of his emotions; but his emotions were none the less real.The Necromancers|Robert Hugh Benson
At this mamma did burst out laughing—a real merry laugh, which, in spite of my crossness, I was pleased to hear.The House That Grew|Mrs. Molesworth