Part of speech:
Relating to or caused by temperament:
Given to quarreling; contentious.
The definition of irascible is quick-tempered.
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Showing ill humor; annoyed.
Feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
Not lasting long; fleeting
The definition of cantankerous is someone who is bad tempered, grumpy or looking for an argument.
Easily excited or aroused:
The definition of even tempered is someone who is not quickly angered or prone to mood swings or wild emotion; but, who instead remains calm.
Having a relaxed or casual atmosphere or character; easygoing:
The definition of calm is someone or something who is peaceful and free from stress or worries.
Neither warm nor very cold; moderately cold:
Of, like, or highly seasoned with pepper
Having a fiery temper; easily made angry
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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