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Meaning of "irascibility" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IRASCIBILITY

irascibility  [ɪˌræsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IRASCIBILITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Irascibility is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IRASCIBILITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

irascibility

Irritation

Irritation or exacerbation, in biology and physiology, is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage. A stimulus or agent which induces the state of irritation is an irritant. Irritants are typically thought of as chemical agents but mechanical, thermal, and radiative stimuli can also be irritants. Irritation also has non-clinical usages referring to bothersome physical or psychological pain or discomfort. Irritation may also be induced by some allergic response due to exposure of some allergens for example contact dermatitis, irritation of mucousal membranes and pruritis.Mucosal membrane is most common site of irritation because it contains secretory glands that release mucous which attracts the allergens due to its sticky nature. Chronic irritation is a medical term signifying that afflictive health conditions have been present for a while. There are many disorders that can cause chronic irritation, the majority involves the skin, vagina, eyes and lungs.

Definition of irascibility in the English dictionary

The definition of irascibility in the dictionary is the quality of being irascible.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IRASCIBILITY


ability
əˈbɪlɪtɪ
accessibility
əkˌsɛsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
accountability
əˌkaʊntəˈbɪlɪtɪ
availability
əˌveɪləˈbɪlɪtɪ
capability
ˌkeɪpəˈbɪlɪtɪ
compatibility
kəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
disability
ˌdɪsəˈbɪlɪtɪ
durability
ˌdjʊərəˈbɪlɪtɪ
eligibility
ˌɛlɪdʒɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
flexibility
ˌflɛksɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
inability
ˌɪnəˈbɪlɪtɪ
liability
ˌlaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ
mobility
məʊˈbɪlɪtɪ
nobility
nəʊˈbɪlɪtɪ
possibility
ˌpɒsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ
probability
ˌprɒbəˈbɪlɪtɪ
reliability
rɪˌlaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ
responsibility
rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪlɪtɪ
stability
stəˈbɪlɪtɪ
visibility
ˌvɪzɪˈbɪlɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IRASCIBILITY

iracund
iracundity
iracundulous
irade
Irak
Iraki
Iran
Iran-Iraq War
Irangate
Iranian
Iraq
Iraqi
IRAS
irascible
irascibleness
irascibly
irate
irately
irateness

WORDS THAT END LIKE IRASCIBILITY

agility
credibility
facility
feasibility
fertility
functionality
hostility
humility
inevitability
instability
merchantability
profitability
suitability
susceptibility
sustainability
tranquility
usability
utility
variability
versatility
vulnerability

Synonyms and antonyms of irascibility in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IRASCIBILITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «irascibility» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of irascibility

Translation of «irascibility» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IRASCIBILITY

Find out the translation of irascibility to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of irascibility from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «irascibility» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

肝火
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

irascibilidad
570 millions of speakers

English

irascibility
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

irascibility
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اتقاد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вспыльчивость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

irascibility
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রোধবায়ণতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

irascibilité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak dapat dielakkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jähzorn
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

怒りっぽさ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

irascibility
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Irascibility
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

irascibility
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்கோபம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

असभ्यपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çabuk sinirlenme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irascibilità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

irascibility
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

запальність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

irascibilitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οξυθυμία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opvliegendheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

irascibility
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

irascibility
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of irascibility

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IRASCIBILITY»

The term «irascibility» is normally little used and occupies the 131.808 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IRASCIBILITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about irascibility

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IRASCIBILITY»

Discover the use of irascibility in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to irascibility and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dāwūd Ibn Marwān Al-Muqammiṣ's Twenty Chapters: (ʻIshrūn Maqāla)
The two defects of irascibility are folly26 and timidity: these two are the opposite of courage - the courage to fight evil and to take the initiative in doing good27 - which is the virtue of irascibility. (15) When passion and irascibility are subjugated ...
Sarah Stroumsa, 1989
2
The Treatment of Disease in TCM: Diseases of the head and ...
Irascibility. (Shan. Nu). This refers to an emotional disposition of easily becoming incensed or, in other words, to a hot temper which is not under one's conscious control. Disease causes, disease mechanisms: 1. Liver depression, qi stagnation  ...
Philippe Sionneau, Lü Gang, 1996
3
Evagrius Ponticus
Now when you pray as you ought, situations will happen to you suchthat you deem it entirely justified to make use of irascibility. Butno angerat allagainstone's neighbouris justified. If you enquire further,you will find thatitis possible toresolve  ...
Augustine Casiday, 2006
4
Animals as Religious Subjects: Transdisciplinary Perspectives
Evagrius frequently employs the image of a guard dog who barks at the approach of an intruder in order to illustrate the spiritual use of irascibility (θύμος): 8. Irascibility (Θυμός) is a power of the soul, destructive of thoughts (φθαρτικὴ ...
Celia Deane-Drummond, Becky Artinian-Kaiser, David L. Clough, 2013
5
Evagrius of Pontus:The Greek Ascetic Corpus
obstacle to advancement in the gnostic life and pure prayer.11 When the ascetic has achieved control over his irascibility and acquired the virtue of gentleness, this is effectively the equivalent of mastery over the demons, for there is no virtue  ...
Robert E. Sinkewicz, 2003
6
Doing Justice: Knowing God, Volume 4:
Our single, fundamental, underlying drive towards organization therefore also expresses itself in a capacityfor irascibility: thedrive to fight and/or flee.Itisour irascibility which gives us the fight to pursue goods which are won onlyata cost, ...
Anthony Mansueto
7
Maimonides and Spinoza: Their Conflicting Views of Human Nature
He adds to irascibility other moral habits, which could be considered vices only by analogy, namely, ”anxiety and grief." Although anger can be caused by external events, anxiety and grief are more obviously the result of external events .
Joshua Parens, 2012
8
A Qin Bowei Anthology: Clinical Essays by Master Physician ...
Nonetheless, if there is heat in the gallbladder, this symptom may also appear; therefore, if [this symptom appears] in the absence of [other] liver symptoms, the gallbladder should be treated.27 Irascibility Unrestrained emotional irritation and  ...
Po-wei Chʻin, Charles Chace, Zhang Ting Liang, 1997
9
The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle
Chapter. 5. Good. temper,. irascibility,. inirascibility. Good temper isameanwith respect to anger;the middle state being unnamed, and the extremesalmostwithout a name as well, we place good temper in the middle position, though it inclines ...
Aristotle, 1954
10
A Practical Dictionary of Chinese Medicine
Liver fire is characterized by red facial complexion, red eyes, dizziness, bitter taste in the mouth, rashness, impatience, and irascibility, red tongue margins, and rapid stringlike pulse. When the upper body signs are pronounced, it is called liver ...
Nigel Wiseman, Ye Feng, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IRASCIBILITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term irascibility is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Mentalists, Wyndham's Theatre, London — review - FT.com
... but the peculiar streak of English Europhobia and irascibility it examines. But despite all this, despite the fact that it is often sharply funny and ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Behold our history, ye mighty, in disrepair
I won't get into the dismissive irascibility and constitutional non sequiturs that plague the former topics, but the symbolism of the Confederate ... «Pontiac Daily Leader, Jun 15»
3
Anger Management (Chukkat, Covenant & Conversation 5775 on …
The result is that in a moment of irascibility we can do or say things we may regret for the rest of our lives. For that reason, rules Maimonides ... «The Times of Israel, Jun 15»
4
Anger Management
The result is that in a moment of irascibility we can do or say things we may regret for the rest of our lives. For that reason, rules Maimonides ... «Arutz Sheva, Jun 15»
5
'Women He's Undressed': Sydney Review
Roth's irascibility does as much to conjure a glimmer of the old Hollywood as any archival clips, of which the film is stuffed. And no wonder: this ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jun 15»
6
Celebrating Seaga at 85
His irascibility, tendency to abuse public officials and threaten people whom he disapproves of is unbecoming of a person of his stature. «Jamaica Gleaner, Jun 15»
7
Lindsey Graham: America's Polarized, and It's All Hannity's Fault
But I wonder when else, in the history of controversy, there has been such consistent intemperance, insularity and irascibility as the custodians ... «NewsBusters, Jun 15»
8
The Killing Season: the Rudd-Gillard years go under the microscope
Ferguson acerbically, but objectively, presents us with a political universe riddled with weakness, impatience, irascibility, gullibility and ... «The Australian, Jun 15»
9
'Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty,' by Charles Leerhsen
Leerhsen's book makes a persuasive argument that at the very least, Cobb's irascibility was not motivated explicitly by race, and that certain ... «New York Times, May 15»
10
Tomorrowland review: George Clooney eyes the future in antidote to …
Wearing stubble and an outfit which is yet to meet a washing machine, Clooney puts in a performance veering dizzily between irascibility and ... «Sydney Morning Herald, May 15»

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