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synonyms for irascible

  • cantankerous
  • cranky
  • feisty
  • grouchy
  • passionate
  • surly
  • testy
  • uptight
  • angry
  • bearish
  • bristly
  • choleric
  • crabbed
  • cross
  • fractious
  • hasty
  • hot-tempered
  • huffy
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • ogre
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • querulous
  • quick-tempered
  • short-tempered
  • snappish
  • thin-skinned
  • touchy
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antonyms for irascible

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  • cool
  • happy
  • pleasant
  • cheerful
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How to use irascible in a sentence

He was much more emotional, irascible and difficult, but also intellectually, he was changed.
CONSCIOUSNESS IS JUST A FEELING - ISSUE 98: MINDSTEVE PAULSONMARCH 3, 2021NAUTILUS
These often complained, not only of her pride and reserve, but of her high and irascible temper and vindictive disposition.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
There was never seen upon the stage a princess of so wild, irascible, and determined a character as this Clarice.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
The irascible person, ready to take offence at trifles, and in other ways uncertain.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
To dispositions highly irascible, it is frequently more gratifying to have a subject of complaint than of acknowledgment.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
He is ambitious, irascible, a spoilt child of fortune; the most susceptible and the vainest of men.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
A moment after the door opened, and in walked the identical irascible old gentleman himself!
DEEP DOWN, A TALE OF THE CORNISH MINESR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was irascible to a great degree; a mosquito or a flea would drive him into a passion.
HUBERT'S WIFEMINNIE MARY LEE
Mr. David Charles Bell was a very handsome man, but very irascible, and the young people were quite afraid of him.
A PORTRAIT OF OLD GEORGE TOWNGRACE DUNLOP ECKER
It hurt Marie Louise so extravagantly to be hated by these irascible cherubs that her anger vanished in regret.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
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WORDS RELATED TO IRASCIBLE

  • acerbic
  • acid
  • angry
  • astringent
  • belligerent
  • biting
  • bitter
  • caustic
  • censorious
  • churlish
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • cross
  • cutting
  • indignant
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • mad
  • mordant
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • rancorous
  • sarcastic
  • sharp
  • spiteful
  • splenetic
  • tart
  • testy
  • trenchant
  • wrathful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.