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Choler \Chol"er\, n. [OE. coler, F. col[`e]re anger, L. cholera
a bilious complaint, fr. Gr. ? cholera, fr. ?, cholh`, bile.
See {Gall}, and cf. {Cholera}.]
1. The bile; -- formerly supposed to be the seat and cause of
irascibility. [Obs.]
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His [Richard Hooker's] complexion . . . was
sanguine, with a mixture of choler; and yet his
motion was slow. --I. Warton.
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2. Irritation of the passions; anger; wrath.
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He is rash and very sudden in choler. --Shak.
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n 1: an irritable petulant feeling [synonym: {irritability},
{crossness}, {fretfulness}, {fussiness}, {peevishness},
{petulance}, {choler}]
2: a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real
or supposed grievance [synonym: {anger}, {choler}, {ire}]
3: a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver
and to cause irritability and anger [synonym: {yellow bile},

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