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synonyms for splenetic

  • cross
  • downcast
  • melancholy
  • sulky
  • angry
  • cantankerous
  • capricious
  • changeable
  • crabbed
  • crestfallen
  • dismal
  • doleful
  • dour
  • down in the dumps
  • down in the mouth
  • erratic
  • fickle
  • fitful
  • flighty
  • frowning
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • huffy
  • ill-humored
  • ill-tempered
  • impulsive
  • in a huff
  • in the doldrums
  • introspective
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • lugubrious
  • mercurial
  • miserable
  • moping
  • morose
  • offended
  • out of sorts
  • pensive
  • petulant
  • piqued
  • sad
  • saturnine
  • short-tempered
  • sullen
  • testy
  • touchy
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antonyms for splenetic

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  • cheerful
  • happy
  • balanced
  • overjoyed
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    How to use splenetic in a sentence

    But Jack was at that day a reckless fellow, and he lived to be passionately sorry for his splenetic madness.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
    But here I am pouring out this one-sided splenetic humor upon you without having the least intended it when I sat down.
    THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
    What a sickly womanhood grows up in a nervous, feeble, neuralgic, splenetic female body!
    AIMS AND AIDS FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMENGEORGE SUMNER WEAVER
    Appeals to justice were represented as the splenetic effusions of a man never to be satisfied.
    THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF BARON TRENCKBARON TRENCK
    And the brothers laughed aloud in the splenetic bitterness of their three souls.
    THE RAINBOW BOOK TALES OF FUN & FANCYMABEL HENRIETTE SPIELMANN
    His splenetic moods and his violent dislikes arose not from p. 34a want of sensibility, but from an excess of sensibility.
    THE VAGABOND IN LITERATUREARTHUR RICKETT
    I can't be merry so near any splenetic talk; so I made that long line, and now all's well again.
    THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
    He seems to be not far from thinking that only our splenetic and melancholy race could have given birth to such literary monsters.
    LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENSFRANK MARZIALS
    All this splenetic declamation involves charges of coxcombry, luxury, and cowardice.
    THE HISTORY OF CHIVALRY, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES MILLS
    Todd quotes the note of Bishop Hurd,—“Happy men love witnesses of their joy: the splenetic love solitude.”
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    WORDS RELATED TO SPLENETIC

    • 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
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