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  • bloody-mindedness — noun see bloody minded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloody-mindedness — noun The state or quality of being bloody minded …   Wiktionary

  • bloody-mindedness — See: bloody minded …   English dictionary

  • bloody-mindedness — noun see bloody minded …   Useful english dictionary

  • bloody-minded — adj deliberately making things difficult for other people →↑awkward ▪ Stop being so bloody minded! >bloody mindedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bloody-minded — bloody mindedness, n. /blud ee muyn did/, adj. 1. disposed to violence or bloodshed; bloodthirsty; sanguinary: bloody minded anarchists. 2. Chiefly Brit. unreasonably stubborn or cantankerous. [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • bloody-minded — adjective BRITISH INFORMAL deliberately refusing to accept that you are not completely right about something, in a way that is not helpful to other people and annoys them ╾ ,bloody mindedness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bloody-minded — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that someone is being bloody minded, you are showing that you disapprove of their behaviour because you think they are being deliberately difficult instead of being helpful. [BRIT, INFORMAL] He wouldn t get out …   English dictionary

  • bloody — adj., adv., & v. adj. (bloodier, bloodiest) 1 a of or like blood. b running or smeared with blood (bloody bandage). 2 a involving, loving, or resulting from bloodshed (bloody battle). b sanguinary; cruel (bloody butcher). 3 coarse sl. expressing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bloody-minded — adjective BrE informal deliberately making things difficult for other people: Stop being so bloody minded! bloody mindedly adverb bloody mindedness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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