Definition of Quick temper

1. Noun. A feeling of resentful anger.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quick Temper

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Literary usage of Quick temper

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1. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"He was a man of great energy and with the quick temper of his race. While in Congress he had a personal encounter with Mr. Griswold of Connecticut on the ..."

2. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"... HIS SARCASTIC DISPOSITION, AND quick temper. Fuseli was of low stature—his frame slim, his forehead high, and his eyes piercing and brilliant. ..."

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