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Words used to describe someone who is easily annoyed or difficult to please

bad-tempered

adjective

someone who is bad-tempered easily becomes annoyed or angry

irritable

adjective

likely to become easily annoyed or impatient

moody

adjective

likely to become unhappy or angry for no particular reason

touchy

adjective

becoming angry or upset very easily

short-tempered

adjective

someone who is short-tempered becomes angry very easily

sensitive

adjective

likely to become angry or upset easily

temperamental

adjective

a temperamental person gets angry easily, or changes from one mood to another very quickly

fractious

adjective

easily upset or annoyed

hot-tempered

adjective

becoming angry very easily

irascible

adjective

easily becoming angry

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