What is another word for curmudgeonly?

1287 synonyms found


[ kˈɜːməd͡ʒənli], [ kˈɜːməd‍ʒənli], [ k_ˈɜː_m_ə_dʒ_ə_n_l_i]

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How to use "Curmudgeonly" in context?

When we hear the word "curmudgeonly," we think of a grumpy old man. But the word has a more positive meaning too. A curmudgeonly person is someone who is resistant to change, and who is pessimistic about the future. This type of personality is often admired because it is principled, and it has a deep well of insight.

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