Irascibility I*ras`ci*bil"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. irascibilit['e].] The quality or state of being irascible; irritability of temper; irascibleness. [1913 Webster]

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  • irascibility — irascible ► ADJECTIVE ▪ hot tempered; irritable. DERIVATIVES irascibility noun irascibly adverb. ORIGIN Latin irascibilis, from ira anger …   English terms dictionary

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  • irascibility — i·ras·ci·bil·i·ty || ɪ‚ræsÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. irritability, tendency to be easily angered …   English contemporary dictionary

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