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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. splenetic

    The sullen and sulky are discontented and resentful in regard to that against which they are too proud to protest, or consider all protest vain; sullen denotes more of pride, sulky more of resentful obstinacy. The morose are bitterly dissatisfied with the world in general, and disposed to vent their ill nature upon others. The sullen and sulky are for the most part silent; the morose growl out bitter speeches. A surly person is in a state of latent anger, resenting approach as intrusion, and ready to take offense at anything; thus we speak of a surly dog. Sullen and sulky moods may be transitory; one who is morose or surly is commonly so by disposition or habit.

    Synonyms:
    acrimonious, churlish, crabbed, crusty, dogged, gloomy, gruff, ill-humored, ill-natured, morose, severe, snappish, sour, sulky, sullen, surly

    Antonyms:
    amiable, benignant, bland, complaisant, friendly, genial, gentle, good-natured, indulgent, kind, loving, mild, pleasant, sympathetic, tender

Princeton's WordNet

  1. splenic, splenetic, lienaladjective

    of or relating to the spleen

    Synonyms:
    waspish, splenic, bristly, lienal, prickly

    Antonyms:
    good-natured

  2. bristly, prickly, splenetic, waspishadjective

    very irritable

    "bristly exchanges between the White House and the press"; "he became prickly and spiteful"; "witty and waspish about his colleagues"

    Synonyms:
    briary, prickly, barbed, setose, waspish, bristled, splenic, burred, bristly, barbellate, setaceous, briery, burry, spiny, thorny, lienal

    Antonyms:
    good-natured

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spleneticadjective

    Synonyms:
    irascible, irritable, fretful, peevish, touchy, testy, pettish, waspish, petulant, choleric, snappish, cross

  2. spleneticadjective

    Synonyms:
    morose, sullen, sulky, churlish, sour, crabbed

  3. spleneticadjective

    Synonyms:
    melancholy, despondent, moping, gloomy, melancholic, hypochondriacal, jaundiced

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