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choler (n.)

late 14c., "bile," as one of the humors, an excess of which was supposed in old medicine to cause irascibility or temper, from Old French colere "bile, anger," from Late Latin cholera "bile" (see cholera).

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Definitions of choler from WordNet

choler (n.)
an irritable petulant feeling;
Synonyms: irritability / crossness / fretfulness / fussiness / peevishness / petulance
choler (n.)
a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance;
Synonyms: anger / ire
choler (n.)
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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