Irascible | Define Irascible at Dictionary.com

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Irascible, adj.

1. Prone to outbursts of temper; easily angered.
2. Characterized by or resulting from anger.

Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin irascibilis, from Latin irasci, to be angry, from ira, anger.

I haven’t done a Word of the Moment recently – I feel a lot happier now. Etymology makes everything better. 🙂

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