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choleric

[kol-er-ik, kuh-ler-ik]
adjective
1.
extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible: a choleric disposition.
2.
Obsolete.
b.
causing biliousness.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English colerik < Medieval Latin colericus bilious, Latin cholericus < Greek cholerikós. See cholera, -ic

cholerically, cholericly, adverb
cholericness, noun
noncholeric, adjective
uncholeric, adjective


1. wrathful, testy, impatient, touchy.


1. phlegmatic, tranquil.
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choleric (ˈkɒlərɪk)
 
adj
1.  bad-tempered
2.  bilious or causing biliousness
 
'cholerically
 
adv
 
'cholericly
 
adv

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choleric
mid-14c., "bilious of temperament or complexion," from choler (see choler). Meaning "easily angered, hot-tempered" is from 1580s (from the supposed effect of excess choler); that of "pertaining to cholera" is from 1834.
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choleric chol·er·ic (kŏl'ə-rĭk, kə-lěr'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Easily angered; bad-tempered.

  2. Showing or expressing anger.

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