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1. short-tempered

adjective. quickly aroused to anger.

Synonyms

  • hot-tempered
  • quick-tempered
  • hotheaded
  • irascible
  • choleric

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • cautious
  • unangry
  • passionless

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2. short-lived

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈlɪvd'] lasting a very short time.

Synonyms

  • transient
  • impermanent
  • ephemeral
  • passing
  • transitory
  • temporary

Antonyms

  • immanent
  • stable
  • impermanence
  • infinite

3. short-term

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-run

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

4. short-run

adjective. relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-term

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

5. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Synonyms

  • fleeting
  • duration
  • fugitive
  • momentaneous
  • short-term
  • short-dated
  • short-run
  • truncated
  • short-range
  • short and sweet
  • abbreviated
  • momentary
  • length
  • clipped
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • smart
  • outside
  • distant
  • intelligible

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Synonyms

  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • curtal
  • truncate
  • short-snouted
  • snub
  • shortish
  • telescoped
  • short-range
  • truncated
  • stubby
  • abbreviated
  • close
  • length
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • distributed
  • thin
  • thinness
  • narrow

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] low in stature; not tall.

Synonyms

  • stumpy
  • height
  • thickset
  • squab
  • thick
  • low
  • squabby
  • runty
  • chunky
  • half-length
  • pint-size
  • heavyset
  • compact
  • stature
  • squat
  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • little
  • stocky
  • low-set
  • squatty
  • pint-sized
  • dumpy

Antonyms

  • high
  • unabridged
  • loose
  • decompress

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. short

noun. ['ˈʃɔrt'] the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed.

Synonyms

  • baseball diamond
  • piece of ground
  • infield
  • diamond
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • longness
  • untrimmed
  • lengthen
  • open

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] not sufficient to meet a need.

Synonyms

  • inadequate
  • insufficient
  • poor

Antonyms

  • estimable
  • proud
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. short

adverb. ['ˈʃɔrt'] quickly and without warning.

Synonyms

  • dead
  • suddenly

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • disesteem
  • lie

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with short-tempered


1. Noun Phrase
This has allowed Lynda to not take it personally when someone is unkind or short tempered: In turn, she isn’t so hard on herself.

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