short-tempered


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Synonyms for short-tempered

Synonyms for short-tempered

quickly aroused to anger

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He was very short-tempered, maybe because of the conditions," he said.
The workshop owner also previously told the court that the defendant was short-tempered and had sparked several earlier arguments with customers.
Anger in the workplace - employees and employers who are grumpy, insulting, short-tempered or worse - is growing in the United States as people cope with woes of rising costs or overwhelming debt, experts say.
Twelve-year-old Ben doesn't want to be treated like a child, but he's at wits end trying to deal with his short-tempered father and the old cow boss with a grudge against him.
Caught amid a morass of short-tempered chefs, fiercely competitive students, and her own sadly inadequate command of French, she nonetheless learned how to gut fish and behead rabbits as well as apply the great techniques of French cuisine.
Published author David Peterson presents Postcards From Ed: Dispatches and Salvos From An American Iconoclast, a gathering of postcards and letters from American writer and cult hero Edward Abbey (1927-1989), known for his books "Desert Solitaire" and "The Monkey Wrench Gang", and also known for his short-tempered personality, which earned him the nickname "Cactus Ed".
From making the choice to do something to advance toward one's goals, to understanding that there will always be enemies and the importance of choosing carefully not to align oneself with destructive individuals (including short-tempered types and rebels against authority, who are on a collision course with failure), to remaining crucially aware of the limits of reality, 12 Choices...
Takebe, who likes to spend his spare time painting portraits, however, is also said to be short-tempered and sometimes makes slips of the tongue.
However, as Spurlock gains weight, becomes short-tempered, and begins to lumber his way through life in an elephantine way during his month of living dangerously, you start to worry that he has shortened his life.
"I also noticed that I was short-tempered with my family over little things."
In that relationship, a deeply religious, short-tempered control freak tried to mold his bewildered, willful son into an entirely different person.
Listeners will have no trouble distinguishing between the empathetic teenager Jess and the short-tempered Grandpa, and other characters are skillfully represented as well.
The psychiatrist, now a resident of Okinawa Prefecture, told the court that Takuma had told a caseworker before being diagnosed that he was short-tempered and tended to act violently.
For one thing, fatigue worsens mood; tired officers get irritable and short-tempered just like other people.
They are often angry, upset, unpredictable, and short-tempered. Kind words are often followed by angry words and periods of self-pity.