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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ill-tem·pered /-ˈtɛmpɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ill-tem·pered a.
 1. Of bad temper; grouchy; morose; crabbed; sour; peevish; fretful; quarrelsome.
 Syn: -- crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, fussbudgety, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered.
 2. Unhealthy; ill-conditioned. [Obs.]
    So ill-tempered I am grown, that I am afraid I shall catch cold, while all the world is afraid to melt away.   --Pepys.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : perversely irritable [syn: crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy,
             grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered]