Definitions for irascibleɪˈræs ə bəl

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  1. choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered(adj)

    quickly aroused to anger

    "a hotheaded commander"

  2. choleric, irascible(adj)

    characterized by anger

    "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"

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  1. irascible(Adjective)

    Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.

  2. Origin: From irascible, from irascibilis.

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  1. Irascible(adj)

    prone to anger; easily provoked or inflamed to anger; choleric; irritable; as, an irascible man; an irascible temper or mood

  2. Origin: [L. irascibilis, fr. irasci to be angry, ira anger: cf. F. irascible. See Ire.]


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