Splenetical
Splenetical \Sple*net"ic*al\, a. Splenetic. [1913 Webster]

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  • splenetical — index petulant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • splenetical — obsolete variant of splenetic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Splenetically — Sple*net ic*al*ly, adv. In a splenetical manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • splenetic — splenetically, adv. /spli net ik/, adj. Also, splenetical. 1. of the spleen; splenic. 2. irritable; peevish; spiteful. 3. Obs. affected with, characterized by, or tending to produce melancholy. n. 4. a splenetic person. [1535 45; < LL spleneticus …   Universalium

  • petulant — I adjective acrimonious, annoyed, argumentative, bad tempered, bearish, cantankerous, captious, carping, cavilling, censorious, choleric, churlish, contentious, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross, cross tempered, crusty, curmudgeonly, difficult,… …   Law dictionary

  • fretful — adj 1. worrisome, anxious, uneasy, apprehensive; querulous, complaining, grumbling, captious, whiny, fussy, dissatisfied, discontent. 2. irritable, petulant, irascible, choleric, peppery, splenetic, splenetical, surly, ill natured; peevish,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • splenetic — adj 1. irritable, peevish, petulant, choleric, splenetical; cantankerous, irascible, iracund, surly, crabbed, crabby; unfriendly, ill natured, brusque, peppery, crusty, grumpy, grouchy, dyspeptic, bearish, snappish, snarling; cross, feisty, huffy …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • splenetic — /spləˈnɛtɪk/ (say spluh netik) adjective 1. Also, splenetical. of the spleen; splenic. 2. irritable; peevish; spiteful. 3. Obsolete melancholy. –noun 4. a splenetic person. {Late Latin splēnēticus} –splenetically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • splenetic — [spli net′ik] adj. [LL spleneticus] 1. of the spleen; splenic 2. bad tempered, irritable, peevish, spiteful, etc.; spleenful 3. Obs. melancholy: Also splenetical n. a spleenful person SYN. IRRITABLE splenetically adv …   English World dictionary

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