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1. Anger; irritability.
a. One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, thought to cause anger and bad temper when present in excess; yellow bile.
b. Obsolete The quality and condition of being bilious.
1. anger or ill humour
2. (Physiology) archaic one of the four bodily humours; yellow bile. See humour8
3. (Pathology) obsolete biliousness
[C14: from Old French colère, from Medieval Latin cholera, from Latin: jaundice, cholera]
1. irascibility; anger; wrath; irritability.
2. yellow bile.
3. Obs. biliousness.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin, Latin, Greek cholera]
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|Noun||1.||choler - an irritable petulant feeling |
pet - a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
|2.||choler - a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance|
emotion - any strong feeling
fury, rage, madness - a feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"
umbrage, offense, offence - a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question"
huffiness - a passing state of anger and resentment
|3.||choler - a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger|