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4 definitions found
 for splenetic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Splenetic \Splen"e*tic\, a. [L. spleneticus: cf. F.
     spl['e]n['e]tique. See Spleen.]
     Affected with spleen; malicious; spiteful; peevish; fretful.
     "Splenetic guffaw." --G. Eliot.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           You humor me when I am sick;
           Why not when I am splenetic?             --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Morese; gloomy; sullen; peevish; fretful.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Splenetic \Splen"e*tic\, n.
     A person affected with spleen.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  splenetic
      adj 1: of or relating to the spleen [syn: splenic,
             splenetic, lienal]
      2: very irritable; "bristly exchanges between the White House
         and the press"; "he became prickly and spiteful"; "witty and
         waspish about his colleagues" [syn: bristly, prickly,
         splenetic, waspish]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "splenetic":
     acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous,
     acrimonious, adrenal, bearish, bitchy, bitter, blase, burning,
     cankered, cantankerous, caustic, choleric, churlish, crabbed,
     cranky, cross, cross-grained, crusty, cussed, disagreeable,
     dispirited, eccrine, embittered, endocrine, excitable, exocrine,
     fed-up, feisty, fractious, glandular, glandulous, gonadal,
     good and tired, holocrine, huffish, huffy, humoral, irascible,
     irked, irritable, jaded, life-weary, luteal, mean, melancholic,
     melancholy, merocrine, ornery, ovarian, pancreatic, perverse,
     prostatic, rancorous, rankled, resentful, resenting, satiated,
     sick, sick of, snappish, sore, spiteful, spleeny, stewing, testy,
     thymic, thyroidal, tired, tired of, tired of living,
     tired to death, ugly, virulent, waspish, wearied, weariful, weary,
     weary unto death, world-weary
  
  

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