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irascible

(ĭ-răs′ĭ-b'l) [LL. irascibilis]
Marked by outbursts of temper or irritability; easily angered.
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There were video and audio tapes and pictures and first-hand accounts of people who knew him and knew his temperament and irascibility and whatnot.
And Paul's is all wrong, an unsavoury amalgam of insouciance, arrogance and irascibility.
Lacunar infarcts can cause personality changes, including irascibility, rigidity, and paranoia, as well as short-term memory impairment.
Bolling wrote of the civil rights battle, "DSG has served to pull together liberal Democrats, who incline to independence and even irascibility, into a semblance of a cooperative group that grasps the importance of legislative technique.
Everybody in the business, they laugh with Elaine and at Elaine because of her irascibility but all of them know she's just incredibly talented.
We might begin, then, with something like Terry Eagleton's reading of the opening chapters of the book of Isaiah in his book After Theory (2003), and his comment that "the poet who wrote this book opens with a typically anti-religious bout of irascibility on the part of Yahweh, the Jewish God" (Eagleton 2003: 174-175).
The personality of the prime minister, in fact his irascibility and even arrogance, was a third factor that contributed to the outpouring of public frustration since June 1.
Going well beyond his documentation of failing flesh and faltering minds, Miller attributes a host of pejorative attitudes and habits to old age: "meanness, avarice, cowardice, peevishness, irascibility, moroseness, whining, .
In my case, signs included irascibility, grandiosity, dishonesty, unrealistic expectations and ruling by fear.
The manual also explains that the symptoms disappear at the onset of menstruation, and for it to be regarded as a disorder, it is necessary to display at least 5 symptoms related to it, and one of them has to be among the following - depressive mood, feelings of desperation or self-rejection; clear internal anxiety, tension, a feeling of not being able to take any more; clear emotional lability, in other words, sadness, bursting into tears or manifestations of emotional over-sensitiveness towards rejection by other people; and irascibility or irritability.
Paget, famed as much for her irascibility as her ownership of fivetime Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Golden Miller, is reputed to have lost more than PS100,000 betting in 1948 alone (the equivalent of PS3m today).
39) shows a scowling bull with short legs, an apparent reference to Henley's irascibility, sturdiness, and patriotism, "John Bull" being the personification of an Englishman.