iracund

[ ahy-ruh-kuhnd ]
/ ˈaɪ rəˌkʌnd /

adjective

prone to anger; irascible.

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Origin of iracund

1815–25; <Latin īrācundus, equivalent to īrā- (see irate) + -cundus inclined to (adj. suffix)

OTHER WORDS FROM iracund

i·ra·cun·di·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for iracund

iracund
/ (ˈaɪərəˌkʌnd) /

adjective

rare easily angered

Derived forms of iracund

iracundity, noun

Word Origin for iracund

C19: from Latin īrācundus, from īra anger
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