Synonyme von cross
to move or go across (something)Cross the road at the pedestrian crossing.
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
to move or go across (something)A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
to meet and passThe two roads cross at this junction.
to annoy or anger (someone) by challenging or opposing their wishes and plansHe was not a man to cross.
Mr Taylor was bitter towards those who had opposed him.
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
The authorities are obstructing the investigation.
She denied the accusations.
All attempts to complain to his superiors were blocked.
They resisted our attempts to modernize distribution.
The government has deliberately frustrated his efforts.
A brave police chief foiled an armed robbery.
They were doing all they could to thwart the opposition.
Fallen rocks are impeding the progress of rescue workers.
to interbreed or cross-fertilizeThese small flowers were later crossed with a white flowering species.
a hindrance or misfortuneBeing labelled a cheat is a cross I have to bear.
She tells me her troubles. I tell her mine.
His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.
the trials of adolescence
High blood pressure imposes an extra load on the heart.
Having more responsibility at work felt like a burden to him.
There is no point dwelling on the miseries of the past.
He did not tell his friends about all his woes.
He had had his full share of misfortunes.
Hay fever is an affliction that arrives at an early age.
the trials and tribulations of everyday life
a mixture of two thingsThe noise that came out was a cross between a laugh and a bark.
a hybrida cross between a collie and a poodle
angryEveryone was getting bored and cross.
an angry rant
He becomes impatient as the hours pass.
irritable, , ,
He had been waiting for an hour and was starting to feel irritable.
hacked (off) (informal),
pissed (taboo, slang),
Why is she so pissed at you?
a crusty old colonel with a gruff manner
He wasn't irritable or snappy.
I'm always grumpy in the morning.
He was vexed by the art establishment's rejection of his work.
The offenders lapsed into a sullen silence.
He behaves in a surly and rude manner towards me.
The children were predictably fractious.
He whined like a petulant child.
He's a shallow, disagreeable man.
It seemed churlish to refuse an offer meant so kindly.
Susan couldn't help feeling a little peeved.
You sound like an ill-tempered child.
He had an irascible temper.
You're just a cantankerous so-and-so.
You always get tetchy when you're hungry.
ratty (British, New Zealand, informal), ,
I was beginning to get a bit ratty and fed up.
Ben gets testy when he is hungry.
an extremely fretful four-month old baby
Her tone was somewhat waspish and abrupt.
in a bad mood,
Grandfather is a grouchy old so-and-so.
a querulous male voice
Lack of sleep always made him peevish.
retired military men with splenetic opinions
crotchety (informal), , ,
a crotchety old man
liverish, , ,
By the end, I was liverish and nettled.
out of humour,
lying or placed across
I have a friend who holds the opposing view.
people with views almost diametrically opposed to his own
His sister was of the contrary opinion to his.
The campaign has received adverse publicity.
Unfavourable economic conditions were blocking a recovery.
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in the sense of adverse
antagonistic or hostileThe campaign has received adverse publicity.
in the sense of affliction
something that causes physical or mental sufferingHay fever is an affliction that arrives at an early age.
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