ill-tempered

  • 41 ill-humored — Synonyms and related words: argumental, argumentative, bad tempered, combative, contentious, controversial, dialectic, disputatious, eristic, evil tempered, ill affected, ill disposed, ill natured, ill tempered, litigious, logomachic, pilpulistic …

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  • 42 ill-natured — adjective Cinderella s ill natured stepsisters Syn: mean, nasty, spiteful, malicious, disagreeable; poisonous, venomous, bitter; ill tempered, bad tempered, moody, irritable, irascible, surly, sullen, peevish, petulant, fractious …

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  • 43 ill — {{11}}ill (adj.) c.1200, morally evil (other 13c. senses were malevolent, hurtful, unfortunate, difficult ), from O.N. illr ill, bad, of unknown origin. Not related to EVIL (Cf. evil). Main modern sense of sick, unhealthy, unwell is first… …

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  • 44 -tempered — comb. form having a specified temper or disposition (bad tempered; hot tempered). Derivatives: temperedly adv. temperedness n. * * * comb. form having a specified temper or disposition ill tempered …

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  • 45 ill-natured — adj 1. unkindly, unamiable, unfriendly, unaccommodating; quarrelsome, contentious, fractious, captious; hostile, antagonistic, inimical, ill willed; spiteful, malicious, malevolent, hateful. 2. ill tempered, ill humored, cross, irascible,… …

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  • 46 ill-temperedly — adverb see ill tempered * * * ill temˈperedly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ill …

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  • 47 ill-natured — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cross, disagreeable, surly, spiteful; see irritable , sullen . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. moody, ill tempered, contentious, ill humored, grouchy, irritable, crabby, touchy, sour, surly, waspish, cantankerous. ANT …

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  • 48 ill-humored — adj 1. irritable, out of sorts, snappish, snappy, huffish, huffy, curt, short, impatient; piqued, in a pique, in a fume, Archaic. in a pucker, Inf. in a stew; touchy, testy, thin skinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; cross, irascible, choleric,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 49 -tempered — combining form having a specified temper or disposition: ill tempered. Derivatives temperedly combining form. temperedness combining form …

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  • 50 ill-temperedly — adverb see ill tempered …

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  • 51 ill-temperedly — See ill tempered. * * * …

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  • 52 ill-natured — a. 1. Malevolent, unkind, disobliging, unfriendly, unamiable, hateful. 2. Morose, sullen, sulky, cross, churlish, crabbed, sour, perverse, wayward, crusty, petulant, cross grained, ill tempered, acrimonious, bitter …

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  • 53 ill-temperedness — noun see ill tempered …

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  • 54 ill-natured — [adj] bad tempered catty, churlish, crabbed, crabby, cross, crotchety, cussed*, dirty*, disagreeable, disobliging, dyspeptic, hot tempered, ill humored, irritable, malevolent, malicious, mean, nasty, ornery*, perverse, petulant, spiteful, sulky,… …

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  • 55 ill-natured — adjective bad tempered and churlish. Derivatives ill naturedly adverb …

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  • 56 ill-natured — adjective bad tempered, irritable or malevolent …

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  • 57 choleric irascible hotheaded hot-headed hot-tempered quick-tempered short-tempered — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 58 crusty curmudgeonly gruff ill-humored ill-humoured — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 59 bad tempered — ill tempered, angry, hot tempered, hot headed …

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  • 60 short-tempered — adjective quickly aroused to anger a hotheaded commander • Syn: ↑choleric, ↑irascible, ↑hotheaded, ↑hot tempered, ↑quick tempered • Similar to: ↑ill natured …

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