Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

bloodymindedness

noun  

mala leche

Definition 1

Action or effect of being stubbornly contrary or officious.

Source: Invertext


Context: It is normally not difficult to tell the difference between Ted Kennedy and a terrorist fanatic bent on mass murder but I guess the TSA [Transport Security Administration] wanted to prove their even-handedness - or their bloodymindedness.

Source: Financial Times 27/12/2008 (Shashi Tharoor)

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