irascibility

  • 1 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 irascibility — index outburst Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 irascibility — (n.) 1750, from IRASCIBLE (Cf. irascible) + ITY (Cf. ity) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Irascibility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Irascibility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 irascibility irascibility irascibleness temper Sgm: N 1 crossness crossness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 susceptibility susceptibility procacity petulance irritability …

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  • 5 irascibility — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Tendency to become angry Nouns 1. irascibility, temper; crossness; petulance, irritability, pugnacity, contentiousness, excitability; bad, hot, fiery, or quick temper, hot blood; ill humor, surliness,… …

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 irascibility — noun see irascible …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 irascibility — See irascible. * * * …

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  • 9 irascibility — noun The quality of being irascible; irritability of temper. See Also: irascible, irascibleness, irascibly …

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  • 10 irascibility — Synonyms and related words: aggressiveness, agitability, bearishness, bellicosity, belligerence, bickering, bitchiness, cantankerousness, churlishness, combativeness, combustibility, contentiousness, contrariness, crabbedness, crankiness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 irascibility — n. Irritability, irascibleness. See following adjective …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 irascibility — n testiness, touchiness, thin skinnedness, irritability, edginess, hastiness, short fuse; chol er, pepperiness, spleen, gall, bile, ill temper, bad temper, ill nature, ill humor; tartness, acerbity, asperity, acrimony, bitterness, harshness;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 irascibility — iras·ci·bil·i·ty …

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  • 15 irascibility — noun a feeling of resentful anger • Syn: ↑short temper, ↑spleen, ↑quick temper • Derivationally related forms: ↑splenetic (for: ↑spleen), ↑irascible …

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  • 16 irascible — irascibility, irascibleness, n. irascibly, adv. /i ras euh beuhl/, adj. 1. easily provoked to anger; very irritable: an irascible old man. 2. characterized or produced by anger: an irascible response. [1350 1400; ME irascibel < LL irascibilis,… …

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  • 17 temper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. temperament, nature, disposition; mood, humor, tone; tantrum, passion, rage; mettle, quality; calmness, composure, equanimity. See irascibility, feeling, intrinsic. v. t. moderate, soften; harden,… …

    English dictionary for students

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  • 20 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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