Bilious

Bil"ious

(bl"ys), a. [L. biliosus, fr. bilis bile.] 1. Of or pertaining to the bile.
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2. Disordered in respect to the bile; troubled with an excess of bile; as, a bilious patient; dependent on, or characterized by, an excess of bile; as, bilious symptoms.
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3. Choleric; passionate; ill tempered. "A bilious old nabob." Macaulay.
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Bilious temperament. See Temperament.
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