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Meaning of IRASCIBLE

Pronunciation:  I'rasubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"
  2. [adj]  quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
 

IRASCIBLE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: angry, choleric, hotheaded, hot-tempered, ill-natured, quick-tempered, short, short-tempered
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\I*ras"ci*ble\, a. [L. irascibilis, fr. irasci to be
angry, ira anger: cf. F. irascible. See {Ire}.]
Prone to anger; easily provoked or inflamed to anger;
choleric; irritable; as, an irascible man; an irascible
temper or mood. -- {I*ras"ci*ble*ness}, n. -- {I*ras"ci*bly},
adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agitable, bearish, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, churlish, contrary, crabbed, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crusty, cussed, difficult, disagreeable, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, explosive, feisty, fractious, froward, highly emotional, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, huffish, huffy, inflammable, irritable, mean, mettlesome, nervous, ornery, perturbable, perverse, prickly, sensitive, skittish, snappish, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, startlish, stuffy, sulky, sullen, testy, touchy, ugly, volcanic, waspish, wayward, wrongheaded
 

 

 

 

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