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Splenetic Meaning & Synonyms from 601 Words You Need

Published on April 22nd, 2022 | Last updated on April 22nd, 2022 by | Category: 601 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Splenetic Meaning & Synonyms from 601 Words You Need | 142 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Splenetic meaning and synonyms + antonyms and images or illustrations from the book 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam used in real context for GRE candidates with text-to-speech functionality

/splɪˈnɛtɪk/ (adj)

Splenetic meaning

bad-tempered and grouchy, grumpy, easily annoyed, irritable, waspish, curmudgeon, bilious, irascible, peevish, spiteful, fractious, crotchety

Example

Little kids are prone to throw temper tantrums. It’s annoying, but it’s typical for children to express feelings in a loud, out-of-control and splenetic way because they just don’t know any better. As you age, you start to learn that keeping your anger in check is essential to maintaining respectful, solid relationships. There are plenty of adults that never learn this skill, and it’s best to avoid them at all costs.

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Antonyms

calm, good-tempered

Parts of speech

Noun: spleen

Adverb: splenetically

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