Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
Irritable; touchy; peevish
Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
Cross, bad-tempered, peevish, morose, etc.
Barbarous or ignorant
The definition of haughty is an arrogant person.
The definition of grumpy is irritable or grouchy.
The definition of gruff is something harsh sounding, or someone who is abrupt and short-tempered.
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
The definition of dour is stern, severe or gloomy.
Having, resembling, or being a crust:
Cross and complaining; peevish; ill-tempered
Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
Mean; malicious; ill-humored
The definition of moody is someone who experiences wild shifts in emotions, often from happy to sad or nice to mean quickly or without reason.
Very sad or dejected; hopeless; melancholy
(--- Chiefly Southern US) Rude:
Giving or affording pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable:
Not steep or sudden; gradual:
Being especially well-adapted; felicitous:
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