[ spleen-fuh l ]
/ ˈsplin fəl /
full of or displaying spleen.
ill-humored; irritable or peevish; spiteful; splenetic.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spleenfulspleen·ful·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for spleenful
Extreme sensitiveness is apt to accompany a spirit of just his high-strung, petulant, and spleenful sort.
He knows that not only was his jealousy of his wife groundless, but it was forced by a spleenful pride.Vittoria, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for spleenful
/ (ˈspliːnfʊl) /
affected by spleen; bad-tempered or irritable
Derived forms of spleenfulspleenfully, adverb
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