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Splenetic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SPLENETIC, a. [L.] Affected with spleen; peevish; fretful.
You humor me when I am sick; Why not when I am splenetic.
SPLENETIC, n. A person affected with spleen.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to the spleen [syn: splenic, splenetic, lienal]
2: very irritable; "bristly exchanges between the White House and the press"; "he became prickly and spiteful"; "witty and waspish about his colleagues" [syn: bristly, prickly, splenetic, waspish]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Late Latin spleneticus, from Latin splen spleen Date: 1697 1. archaic given to melancholy 2. marked by bad temper, malevolence, or spite splenetic noun splenetically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 ill-tempered; peevish. 2 of or concerning the spleen. --n. a splenetic person. Derivatives: splenetically adv. Etymology: LL spleneticus (as SPLEEN)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Splenetic Splen"e*tic, a. [L. spleneticus: cf. F. spl['e]n['e]tique. See Spleen.] Affected with spleen; malicious; spiteful; peevish; fretful. ``Splenetic guffaw.'' --G. Eliot. You humor me when I am sick; Why not when I am splenetic? --Pope. Syn: Morese; gloomy; sullen; peevish; fretful.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Splenetic Splen"e*tic, n. A person affected with spleen.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe someone as splenetic, you mean that they easily become very angry about things. (FORMAL) ...retired military men with splenetic opinions. = peevish ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Irascible, irritable, fretful, peevish, touchy, testy, pettish, waspish, petulant, choleric, snappish, cross. 2. Morose, sullen, sulky, churlish, sour, crabbed. 3. Melancholy, despondent, moping, gloomy, melancholic, hypochondriacal, jaundiced.

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