Definition of Atrabilious

1. Adjective. Irritable as if suffering from indigestion.

Exact synonyms: Bilious, Dyspeptic, Liverish
Similar to: Ill-natured
Derivative terms: Biliousness



Definition of Atrabilious

1. a. Melancholic or hypochondriac; atrabiliary.

Definition of Atrabilious

1. Adjective. characterized by melancholy ¹

2. Adjective. ill-natured; malevolent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Atrabilious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atrabilious

atopy
atoroidal
atorolimumab
atorvastatin
atosiban
atovaquone
atoxic
atoxopy
atpatruus
atrabilarian
atrabilarious
atrabilariousness
atrabiliar
atrabiliary
atrabiliary capsule
atrabilious (current term)
atrabiliousness
atractosylidic acid
atractylic acid
atractyligenin
atractylin
atractyloside
atracurium
atracurium besylate
atrament
atramental
atramentarious
atramentous
atraments
atrane

Literary usage of Atrabilious

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1. Human Physiology by Robley Dunglison (1846)
"To these, Good' has added Attila, Charlemagne, Tamerlane, Richard IIL, Nadir Shah, and Napoleon. c. Melancholic or atrabilious Temperament. ..."

2. Essays and Marginalia by Hartley Coleridge (1851)
"atrabilious REFLECTIONS UPON MELANCHOLY. " PERFECT melancholy," says honest Ben, " is the complexion of the ass." I have heard it asserted that the ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"... glum, downcast, desponding, down-hearted, lo\v -spirited, cast down, in the dumps, down in the mouth, out of sorts, lackadaisical, atrabilious, ..."

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