Simple Definition of splenetic
: very angry and annoyed
Full Definition of splenetic
1 archaic : given to melancholy
2 : marked by bad temper, malevolence, or spite
Examples of splenetic
<the newspaper publisher's splenetic editorials often struck fear into local politicians>
Origin of splenetic
Late Latin spleneticus, from Latin splen spleen
First Known Use: 1697
Rhymes with splenetic
aesthetic, ascetic, athletic, balletic, bathetic, cometic, cosmetic, eidetic, emetic, frenetic, gametic, genetic, hermetic, limnetic, magnetic, mimetic, noetic, Ossetic, paretic, pathetic, phenetic, phonetic, phyletic, poetic, prophetic, prosthetic, pyretic, syncretic, syndetic, synthetic, tonetic, Venetic
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