Definition of nastiness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnastēnəs/


The state or quality of being nasty: the nastiness of the campaign
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  • Sheer pig-headed ignorance, nastiness, mean-spiritedness and rudeness in my opinion.
  • The outrage it provoked was based on the seeming crudeness of the content and the sexist nastiness of the boy protagonists.
  • In more recent times, his nastiness has become more unpredictable.
unpleasantness, disagreeableness, offensiveness, vileness, foulness
unkindness, unpleasantness, unfriendliness, disagreeableness, rudeness, churlishness, spitefulness, maliciousness, meanness, ill temper, ill nature, viciousness, malevolence
informal bitchiness, cattiness

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Syllabification: nas·ti·ness

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