Spleenish
Spleenish Spleen"ish, a. Spleeny; affected with spleen; fretful. -- {Spleen"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Spleen"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spleenishly — Spleenish Spleen ish, a. Spleeny; affected with spleen; fretful. {Spleen ish*ly}, adv. {Spleen ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spleenishness — Spleenish Spleen ish, a. Spleeny; affected with spleen; fretful. {Spleen ish*ly}, adv. {Spleen ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Sullenness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sullenness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sullenness sullenness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 morosity morosity spleen Sgm: N 1 churlishness churlishness &c.(discourtesy) 895 Sgm: N 1 irascibility irascibility &c. 901 …   English dictionary for students

  • Splenish — Splen ish, a. Spleenish. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sullen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sulky; ill tempered, ill humored; out of sorts, temper, or humor; crusty, crabbed; sour, surly, discourteous; moody; spleenish, splenetic; resentful; cross[ grained]; perverse, wayward, forward;… …   English dictionary for students

  • morose — a. Crabbed, sullen, churlish, sour, sulky, perverse, wayward, spleeny, spleenish, splenetic, humorsome, dogged, gloomy, moody, cross grained, severe, austere, gruff, crusty, surly, ill humored, ill natured …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • mumpish — a. Sullen, morose, moody, spleeny, spleenish, dull, heavy, sour, sulky …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spleeny — a. 1. Angry, fretful, peevish, ill tempered, irritable, spleenish, spleenful, splenetic. 2. Melancholy, hypochondriacal, low spirited …   New dictionary of synonyms

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