iracund

[ahy-ruh-kuhnd]
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adjective

prone to anger; irascible.

Origin of iracund

1815–25; < Latin īrācundus, equivalent to īrā- (see irate) + -cundus inclined to (adj. suffix)
Related formsi·ra·cun·di·ty, noun
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iracund

adjective

rare easily angered
Derived Formsiracundity, noun

Word Origin for iracund

C19: from Latin īrācundus, from īra anger
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