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Definition 1: a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for choler in the sense of this definition

(choler is a kind of ...) the liquid parts of the body

Definition 2: a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for choler in the sense of this definition

(choler is a kind of ...) any strong feeling

(... is a kind of choler ) a feeling of intense anger

"hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" "his face turned red with rage"

(... is a kind of choler ) a feeling of intense anger

(... is a kind of choler ) a feeling of anger caused by being offended

"he took offence at my question"

(... is a kind of choler ) a feeling of righteous anger

(... is a kind of choler ) a passing state of anger and resentment

(... is a kind of choler ) a feeling of anger and animosity

"having one's hackles or dander up"

(... is a kind of choler ) a persisting angry mood

(... is a kind of choler ) anger produced by some annoying irritation

Definition 3: an irritable petulant feeling - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for choler in the sense of this definition

(choler is a kind of ...) an angry and disagreeable mood

(... is a kind of choler ) feeling easily irritated

(... is a kind of choler ) a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

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