What is another word for ill-tempered?

350 synonyms found


[ ˈɪltˈɛmpəd], [ ˈɪltˈɛmpəd], [ ˈɪ_l_t_ˈɛ_m_p_ə_d]

Synonyms for Ill-tempered:

How to use "Ill-tempered" in context?

Most people describe someone who is "ill-tempered" as being very angry and easily offended. Ill-tempered people often get angry very quickly, and they mayreact to normal things in life very angrily or unacceptably. It can be difficult to get along with someone who isill-tempered, because they are often not willing to listen or cooperate.

It's not always easy to figure out why someone is ill-tempered, because there may be no clear trigger. It might simply be a result of being constantly angry or frustrated, or it could be a result of some difficult or traumatic event.

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