choler

Definitions of choler
  1. noun
    a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger
    synonyms: yellow bile
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    type of:
    bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance
    the liquid parts of the body
  2. noun
    a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    synonyms: anger, ire
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    fury, madness, rage
    a feeling of intense anger
    enragement, infuriation
    a feeling of intense anger
    offence, offense, umbrage
    a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    indignation, outrage
    a feeling of righteous anger
    huffiness
    a passing state of anger and resentment
    dander, hackles
    a feeling of anger and animosity
    bad temper, ill temper
    a persisting angry mood
    annoyance, chafe, vexation
    anger produced by some annoying irritation
    dudgeon, high dudgeon
    a feeling of intense indignation (now used only in the phrase `in high dudgeon')
    wrath
    intense anger (usually on an epic scale)
    lividity
    a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
    irritation, pique, temper
    a sudden outburst of anger
    frustration
    a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized
    aggravation, exasperation
    an exasperated feeling of annoyance
    harassment, torment
    a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
    displeasure
    the feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something
    irascibility, quick temper, short temper, spleen
    a feeling of resentful anger
    conniption, fit, scene, tantrum
    a display of bad temper
    type of:
    emotion
    any strong feeling
  3. noun
    an irritable petulant feeling
    synonyms: crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, irritability, peevishness, petulance
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    testiness, tetchiness, touchiness
    feeling easily irritated
    pet
    a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
    type of:
    distemper, ill humor, ill humour
    an angry and disagreeable mood
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