balkiness balkiness


  • (n) likely to stop abruptly and unexpectedly


  1. His friends are displaying a new balkiness, his enemies a new boldness.
  2. Some Senate veterans have still to hear the new message, and, more than any other factor, senatorial balkiness has held up the flow of nominations.
  3. Apostles of Economy were goaded into balkiness.
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