Examples of choler in a Sentence
he felt his choler rising and choked back an angry reply
the boss's reputation for choler made many employees reluctant to ask questions
Recent Examples of choler from the Web
But Trump’s Achilles-like choler is also an Achilles heel.
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Origin and Etymology of choler
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsangriness, birse [chiefly Scottish], anger, furor, fury, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, mad, madness, mood [archaic], outrage, rage, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness
Related Wordsaggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, vexation; acrimoniousness, acrimony, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bile, biliousness, bitterness, contempt, embitterment, empoisonment, enmity, grudge, hostility, rancor; envy, jaundice, jealousy, pique, resentment; malevolence, malice, spite, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness; blowup, flare, flare-up, outburst; chafe, dander, dudgeon, huff, pet, rise, ruffle, temper; air rage, road rage; delirium, heat, passion, warmth
Near Antonymscalmness, forbearance, patience
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