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ˈbɪl yəsbil·ious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bilious, biliaryadjective

    relating to or containing bile

  2. bilious, liverish, liveryadjective

    suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

  3. atrabilious, bilious, dyspeptic, liverishadjective

    irritable as if suffering from indigestion


  1. biliousadjective

    Suffering from real or supposed liver disorder, thus making one ill-natured.

    Etymology: From biliosus, from bilis + -osus.

  2. biliousadjective

    Of or pertaining to something containing or consisting of bile.

    Etymology: From biliosus, from bilis + -osus.

  3. biliousadjective

    Irritable or bad tempered; irascible.

    The students had learned not to ask questions of the bilious professor.

    Etymology: From biliosus, from bilis + -osus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biliousadjective

    of or pertaining to the bile

  2. Biliousadjective

    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

  3. Biliousadjective

    choleric; passionate; ill tempered

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bilious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bilious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • gallischGerman
  • iracundo, colérico, intranquillo, biliario, biliar, atrabilioso, atrabiliario, biliosoSpanish
  • sapekas, sappipitoinen, sappitautinenFinnish
  • insuffisant hépatique, bilieux, atrabilaire, biliaire, bilieuse, coléreux, colérique, bileuxFrench
  • դյուրագրգիռ, մաղձային, մաղձոտArmenian
  • biliosoItalian
  • 胆汁のJapanese
  • biliosaLatin
  • раздражи́тельный, же́лчныйRussian
  • โทสะร้ายThai

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. disjointed
    • B. reassuring
    • C. tight
    • D. busy

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