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ill-tempered

  
  
If you describe someone as ill-tempered, you mean they are angry or hostile, and you may be implying that this is unreasonable.  
FORMAL      adj  
It was a day of tense and often ill-tempered debate.     
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ill-tempered

  
  
annoyed, bad-tempered, choleric, cross, curt, grumpy, ill-humoured, impatient, irascible, irritable, liverish, ratty     (Brit. & N.Z. informal)   sharp, spiteful, testy, tetchy, touchy  
  
Antonyms     
   benign, cheerful, good-natured, mild-mannered, patient, pleasant, sweet-tempered  

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