Definition of Choler

1. Noun. An irritable petulant feeling.




2. Noun. A strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance.

3. Noun. A humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger.

Definition of Choler

1. n. The bile; -- formerly supposed to be the seat and cause of irascibility.

Definition of Choler

1. Noun. Anger or irritability. ¹

2. Noun. One of the four humours of ancient physiology, also known as yellow bile. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Choler

1. anger [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choler

cholelithotomy
cholelithotripsy
cholelithotrity
cholemesis
cholemia
cholemias
cholemic nephrosis
cholenes
cholent
cholents
cholepathia
choleperitoneum
choleperitonitis
cholepoiesis
cholepoietic
choler (current term)
cholera
cholera-red reaction
cholera agar
cholera bacillus
cholera infantum
cholera morbus
cholera sicca
cholera toxin
cholera vaccine
choleragen
choleraic
choleraic diarrhoea
choleraphage
choleras

Literary usage of Choler

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"But my blood boils with choler, when I think Of all that happ'd the day when Atreus' Son 810 Made me of no account before the host, Spurn'd me like some ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1836)
"... the third concoction, sweat and tears. a bridle to the other two hot humours, blood and choler, preserving them in the blood, and nourishing the bones. ..."

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