Synonyms & Antonyms : Peevish

Peevish



( Adjective )


The
peevish nature of this politician is the biggest blocade for his progress.

Synonyms:

Acrimonious

Cantankerous

Captions

Childish

Churlish

Crusty

Fractions

Fretful

Ill-tempered

Petulant

Sulky

Sullen

Surly

Testy

Tetchy

Touchy

Contextual Examples:

The
acrimonious dispute between two groups was settled peacefully.

His illness has made him increasingly
cantankerous.

It seems
churlish to refuse such a generous offer.

She is
ill-tempered so easily gets fraction.

A
petulant and jealous wife always quarrels with her husband.

All my attempts to amuse the children were not with
sullen scowls.



Antonyms:

Affable

Agreeable

Cheerful

Cheery

Easy-Going

Even – tempered

Genial

Good- natured

Happy

Merry

Pleasant

Sweet

Contextual Examples:

He found her parents very
affable.

I was very
happy to hear the news of winning our team.

She is very
cheerful and agreeable by nature.

My mother doesn’t mind who comes to stay. She is very
easy going.

The air was
sweet with the scent of lilies.




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