Part of speech:
Involving interchange; reciprocal.
Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
Working unpredictably; erratic:
Having, showing, or caused by malice; spiteful; intentionally mischievous or harmful
Mean or spiteful:
The definition of ornery is someone bad tempered or stubborn.
Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
Difficult to handle:
Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
Capriciously stubborn or eccentric; perverse.
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
Having a bad temper
Having a bad temper; irritable.
To have intentions of a specified kind; be disposed:
Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
(Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
The definition of temperamental is someone or something that is prone to wild swings of emotion or that does not behave or work reliably.
Not friendly or kind
Having an even temper; not easily irritated.
Agreeable; pleasant; delightful
Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
Fair and comfortable:
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