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
tartness
acerbity
protervity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pugnacity
pugnacity
&c.(contentiousness) 720
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ excitability
excitability
&c. 825
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bad temper
bad temper
fiery temper
crooked temper
irritable
&c.->Adj.
temper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ genus irritabile
genus irritabile
hot blood
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ill humor
ill humor
&c.(sullenness) 901a
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ asperity
asperity
&c. churlishness
&c.(discourtesy) 895
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ huff
huff
&c.(resentment) 900
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ a word and a blow
a word and a blow
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Sir Fretful Plagiary
Sir Fretful Plagiary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ brabbler
brabbler
Tartar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ shrew
shrew
vixen
virago
termagant
dragon
scold
Xantippe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ porcupine
porcupine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ spitfire
spitfire
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fire eater
fire eater
&c.(blusterer) 887
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fury
fury
&c.(violent person) 173
PARAG:Irascibility->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be irascible
be irascible
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have a temper
have a temper
&c.->N.
have a devil in one
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fire up
fire up
&c.(be angry) 900
PARAG:Irascibility->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ irascible
irascible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bad-tempered
bad-tempered
ill-tempered
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ irritable
irritable
susceptible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ excitable
excitable
&c. 825
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ thin-skinned
thin-skinned
&c.(sensitive) 822
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fretful
fretful
fidgety
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on the fret
on the fret
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hasty
hasty
overhasty
quick
warm
hot
testy
touchy
techy
tetchy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ like touchwood
like touchwood
like tinder
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ huffy
huffy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ pettish
pettish
petulant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ waspish
waspish
snappish
peppery
fiery
passionate
choleric
shrewish
=> sudden and quick in quarrel
sudden and quick in quarrel
=>(As You Like It)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ querulous
querulous
captious
moodish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ quarrelsome
quarrelsome
contentious
disputatious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ pugnacious
pugnacious
&c.(bellicose) 720
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ cantankerous
cantankerous
exceptious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ restiff
restiff
&c.(perverse) 901a
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ churlish
churlish
&c.(discourteous) 895
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ cross
cross
cross as crabs
cross as two sticks
cross as a cat
cross as a dog
cross as the tongs
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ fractious
fractious
peevish
acariΔtre
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ in a bad temper
in a bad temper
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ sulky
sulky
&c. 901a
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ angry
angry
&c. 900
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ resentful
resentful
resentive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ vindictive
vindictive
&c. 919
PARAG:Irascibility->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ pish
pish
=>!

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  • 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

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

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

  • 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,… …   English dictionary for students

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

  • irascibility — noun see irascible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irascibility — See irascible. * * * …   Universalium

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

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

  • 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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