adjective Also sple·net·i·cal.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
OTHER WORDS FROM spleneticsple·net·i·cal·ly, adverbun·sple·net·ic, adjectiveun·sple·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby splenetic
Example sentences from the Web for splenetic
I can't be merry so near any splenetic talk; so I made that long line, and now all's well again.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
If any splenetic member calls for the clearing of the house, the traveller clears it by withdrawing; he is not hanged.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Very few French travellers seem able to avoid an occasional outbreak of splenetic patriotism.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams
He had not Dickens's buoyant temper and love of company, nor did he indulge in the splenetic outbursts of Carlyle.Victorian Worthies|George Henry Blore
All this while, moreover, they were secretly composing their splenetic "Journal."Rene Mauperin|Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt