[ ahy-ruh-kuhnd ]
/ ˈaɪ rəˌkʌnd /
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 iracundi·ra·cun·di·ty, noun
Words nearby iracund
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Example sentences from the Web for iracund
An iracund bear, of dangerous proportions, and justly irritated against us at present?History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Volume V. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for iracund
/ (ˈaɪərəˌkʌnd) /
rare easily angered
Derived forms of iracundiracundity, noun
Word Origin for iracund
C19: from Latin īrācundus, from īra anger
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