1. made tough by habitual exposure

    Synonyms : enured, hardened
    Examples :
    • a peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured
    • our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men


  1. make an incision into by carving or cutting

    Type Of : cut


  1. calm and unruffled self-assurance

    Synonyms : coolness, imperturbableness
    Type Of : calmness


  1. a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment

    Synonyms : gipsy, gypsy
    Type Of : jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer
    Examples :
    • itinerant traders
  2. traveling from place to place to work

    Examples :
    • itinerant labor
    • an itinerant judge


  1. incapable of being retracted or revoked

    Synonyms : irrevokable
    Antonyms : revocable
    Examples :
    • firm and irrevocable is my doom


  1. free of guilt; not subject to blame

    Synonyms : blameless, inculpable, unimpeachable
    Examples :
    • of irreproachable character


  1. a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number

    Synonyms : irrational number
    Type Of : real, real number
  2. not consistent with or using reason

    Antonyms : rational
    Examples :
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals
  3. real but not expressible as the quotient of two integers

    Antonyms : rational
    Examples :
    • irrational numbers


  1. characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is

    Synonyms : ironical
    Examples :
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
  2. humorously sarcastic or mocking

    Synonyms : dry, ironical, wry
    Examples :
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile


  1. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

    Synonyms : boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome
    Examples :
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is


  1. characterized by anger

    Synonyms : choleric
    Examples :
    • an irascible response
  2. quickly aroused to anger

    Synonyms : choleric, hot-tempered, hotheaded, quick-tempered, short-tempered