Splen"e*tic (?), a. [L. spleneticus: cf. F. spl'en'etique. See Spleen.]

Affected with spleen; malicious; spiteful; peevish; fretful.

"Splenetic guffaw."

G. Eliot.

You humor me when I am sick; Why not when I am splenetic? Pope.

Syn. -- Morese; gloomy; sullen; peevish; fretful.

 

© Webster 1913.


Splen"e*tic, n.

A person affected with spleen.

 

© Webster 1913.

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