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IRASCIBLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does irascible mean? 

IRASCIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective IRASCIBLE has 2 senses:

1. quickly aroused to anger
2. characterized by anger

  Familiarity information: IRASCIBLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IRASCIBLE (adjective)


Sense 1irascible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Quickly aroused to anger

Synonyms:

hot-tempered; hotheaded; irascible; quick-tempered; short-tempered; choleric

Context example:

a hotheaded commander

Similar:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


Sense 2irascible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by anger

Synonyms:

irascible; choleric

Context examples:

a choleric outburst / an irascible response

Similar:

angry (feeling or showing anger)


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