Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of iracund in English:
Having a tendency to be easily angered; irascible.
- High above the rest rose the guttural sounds of the iracund forester.
- They were a strong-boned, iracund herdsman-and-fisher people.
- My iracund heart had already acquired a propensity for aggravating its own fault lines—acquired it in my infancy, and developed it like a minor league prospect.
Early 19th century: from Latin iracundus, from ira 'anger'.
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