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iracund

[ahy-ruh-kuhnd] /ˈaɪ rəˌkʌnd/
adjective
1.
prone to anger; irascible.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Latin īrācundus, equivalent to īrā- (see irate) + -cundus inclined to (adj. suffix)
Related forms
iracundity, noun
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iracund

/ˈaɪərəˌkʌnd/
adjective
1.
(rare) easily angered
Derived Forms
iracundity, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Latin īrācundus, from īra anger
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