But 73.3 percent of all members (total of 107,637) answered that becoming acquainted with the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses had "assisted them in overcoming problems." Some of these members (23.7 percent) stated that they formerly had suffered from mental or spiritual problems (occultism, spiritualism, superstitious compulsions, severe depression, and social isolation), 6.4 percent suffered from addiction (medical abuse, alcoholic problems, consumption of hashish or hard drugs, compulsive gambling), 22.3 percent from partnership problems (family breakdown, quarrelsomeness
, jealousy), 20.5 percent had consumed tobacco, 4 percent had formerly been involved in acts of violence or other criminal acts, and 2.9 percent of the members were heavily in debt.
That belief causes the virtues called forth by private property to give way to an ethic of dependency, characterized by sloth, envy, quarrelsomeness
, lawlessness, resentment, and self-indulgence.
But Franz drew attention to a history of stubbornness and quarrelsomeness
, showing a Riis who endangered the work he had himself founded.
strive with each other at dice aggressively, making a loud noise with the unpleasant sound of breath being sucked in through snuffling nostrils", their other main occupation being the endless discussion of "the smallest details of the good and bad points of charioteers and horses".(65) The unusual antipathy showed by the ancients to snorting remains mysterious, but is linked in the texts with popular boorishness, quarrelsomeness
and the sexual licence of the daily life of the tavern.(66)
Above all, they illustrate the unruly quarrelsomeness
that has always characterized the Russian literary intelligentsia and becomes especially strident when its members are removed from any real sources of power.
What strikes us first in the study of the revival is its quarrelsomeness
. The quarrels were internal and often over points of abstract theology.
Further disturbances in behavior and appearance may also be seen at this point, such as agitation, irritability, quarrelsomeness
, and diminishing ability to dress appropriately.
A brave and gallant soldier; his career in Poland was more distinguished than his sojourn in America; during the Revolutionary War his quarrelsomeness
and arrogance earned him dislike and distrust, and his Legion's combat record was poor at best.
Factor Interpretation Example Traits Extraversion Engagement in Sociability, social leadership, endeavours exhibition Agreeableness Ingroup Tolerance, co-operation forgiveness, and tolerance; (low) reciprocal quarrelsomeness
altruism in HEXACO model Conscientiousness Engagement in Diligence, task-related organization, endeavours attention to detail Neuroticism Monitoring of Anxiety, (low Emotional inclusionary insecurity, Stability) status and (low) calmness attachment relations; kin altruism in HEXACO model.
Warburton is popularly known for his prodigious learning and his quarrelsomeness
. Among his contemporaries he seems to have aroused admiration and hostility in almost equal measures: Johnson had a high opinion of his mind and character, while Charles Churchill satirized him viciously in The Duellist (1764) as a hypocrite, a sinner, and a social climber.