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Irascible vs. Irritable

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  • Irascible (adjective)

    Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Capable of being irritated.

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Easily exasperated or excited.

    "an irritable old man"

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Responsive to stimuli.

Wiktionary
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  • Irascible (adjective)

    Prone to anger; easily provoked or inflamed to anger; choleric; irritable; as, an irascible man; an irascible temper or mood.

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Capable of being irritated.

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Very susceptible of anger or passion; easily inflamed or exasperated; as, an irritable temper.

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Endowed with irritability; susceptible of irritation; capable of being excited to action by the application of certain stimuli.

  • Irritable (adjective)

    Susceptible of irritation; unduly sensitive to irritants or stimuli. See Irritation, n., 3.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Irascible (adjective)

    quickly aroused to anger;

    "a hotheaded commander"

  • Irascible (adjective)

    characterized by anger;

    "a choleric outburst"

    "an irascible response"

  • Irritable (adjective)

    easily irritated or annoyed;

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"

    "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

  • Irritable (adjective)

    abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

  • Irritable (adjective)

    capable of responding to stimuli

Princeton's WordNet
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