ETYM Latin cholericus, Greek: cf. French cholérique.
1. Characterized by anger; SYN. irascible.
2. Easily moved to anger.
3. Quickly aroused to anger; SYN. irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short, short-tempered.
Perversely irritable; SYN. crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered.
ETYM Cf. French désagréable.
1. Not agreeing with one's tastes or expectations; SYN. unsympathetic.
2. Not to one's liking.
1. (dialect British) Unlucky
2. (Scottish) Restive; saucy
3. (chiefly northern Midland) Slightly ill
1. Slightly ill
Not experiencing or inspiring joy.
ETYM Old Eng. listles, lustles. Related to Lust.
Lacking zest or vivacity.
Subject to sharply varying moods; SYN. temperamental.
1. In spite of contrary volition.
2. Not disposed or inclined toward