SYNONYMS FOR irascible
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OTHER WORDS FROM irasciblei·ras·ci·bil·i·ty, i·ras·ci·ble·ness, nouni·ras·ci·bly, adverbun·i·ras·ci·bil·i·ty, nounun·i·ras·ci·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH irascibleerasable, irascible
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Example sentences from the Web for irascible
The British establishment was furious, and it was the irascible Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, who lead the fight-back.
He struggled with his brilliant but irascible secretary of state, William Seward, to control the direction of foreign policy.
Wagner, as irascible and cynical as he can be, is a subtly empathetic writer.
But he praised his irascible former partner as “an incredible asset not only to the company, but to the world.”Steve Wozniak: Snowden ‘Is a Hero Because This Came From His Heart’|Lloyd Grove|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But science has a process for all of this—scientists tend to be irascible, doubting, and arrogant if not annoying.
These often complained, not only of her pride and reserve, but of her high and irascible temper and vindictive disposition.Peveril of the Peak|Sir 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 first|Count Carlo Gozzi
The irascible person, ready to take offence at trifles, and in other ways uncertain.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
To dispositions highly irascible, it is frequently more gratifying to have a subject of complaint than of acknowledgment.Camilla|Fanny 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, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino