Definition of Irascibility

1. Noun. A feeling of resentful anger.

Exact synonyms: Quick Temper, Short Temper, Spleen
Generic synonyms: Bad Temper, Ill Temper
Derivative terms: Irascible, Irascible, Splenetic



Definition of Irascibility

1. n. The quality or state of being irascible; irritability of temper; irascibleness.

Definition of Irascibility

1. Noun. The quality of being irascible; irritability of temper. ¹

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Definition of Irascibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irascibility

ipsissimosity
ipso facto
ipus
iquiqueite
ir-
ira
irable
iracund
irade
irades
iranian
iranite
iraqite
irarsite
irascibilities
irascibility (current term)
irascible
irascibleness
irasciblenesses
irascibly
irate
irately
irateness
iratenesses
irater
iratest
iratumumab
ire
ired
ireful

Literary usage of Irascibility

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1. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"... glut of motions they were accustomed to have in Court.t It is admitted that, at first, he showed his Cambrian origin by his irascibility ; " yet when he ..."

2. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... Slave, Fire-spitter, Leader, Messiah, King—Vengeance—The innocent Daughter—Sympathy hand-in-hand with irascibility against Avarice—Wise Selection by ..."

3. Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family by Laure Junot Abrantès (1854)
"... calash—Useless tears of Madame Bonaparte—Concession of the First Consul in my favour— Bonaparte's ill-humour and irascibility—Madame Bonaparte's journey ..."

4. The Good Man and the Good: An Introduction to Ethics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1918)
"In its commonest form— irascibility or crossness—this is the vice which above every other may undermine the foundations of happiness and poison the very ..."

5. A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind by James Cowles Prichard (1835)
"The characteristic feature of this malady is extreme irascibility depending on a physical morbid cause. There are other instances in which malignity has a ..."

6. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"Is there any vice, the opposite of irascibility, arising from lack of anger ? R. If anger is taken for a simple motion of the will, whereby one inflicts ..."

7. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"... glut of motions they were accustomed to have in Court.t It is admitted that, at first, he showed his Cambrian origin by his irascibility ; " yet when he ..."

8. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... Slave, Fire-spitter, Leader, Messiah, King—Vengeance—The innocent Daughter—Sympathy hand-in-hand with irascibility against Avarice—Wise Selection by ..."

9. Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family by Laure Junot Abrantès (1854)
"... calash—Useless tears of Madame Bonaparte—Concession of the First Consul in my favour— Bonaparte's ill-humour and irascibility—Madame Bonaparte's journey ..."

10. The Good Man and the Good: An Introduction to Ethics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1918)
"In its commonest form— irascibility or crossness—this is the vice which above every other may undermine the foundations of happiness and poison the very ..."

11. A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind by James Cowles Prichard (1835)
"The characteristic feature of this malady is extreme irascibility depending on a physical morbid cause. There are other instances in which malignity has a ..."

12. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"Is there any vice, the opposite of irascibility, arising from lack of anger ? R. If anger is taken for a simple motion of the will, whereby one inflicts ..."

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