choler

Primary Meanings of choler

1.
n
a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger
2.
n
a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
Full Definitions of choler
1

n a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger

Synonyms:
yellow bile
Type of:
bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance
the liquid parts of the body
2

n a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

Synonyms:
anger, ire
Types:
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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

n an irritable petulant feeling

Synonyms:
crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, irritability, peevishness, petulance
Types:
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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