What does the word choler mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Hastiness of temper.

Usage examples for choler

  1. The youth again swore that he knew nothing about it, while Monipodio's choler began to rise, and in a moment flames seemed to dart from his eyes. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. Mr Nicholas Forster, fortunately for his own happiness, was of, that peculiar temperament that nothing could completely rouse his anger: he was absent to an excess; and if any language or behaviour on the part of his wife induced his choler to rise, other ideas would efface the cause from his memory; and this hydra of the human bosom, missing the object of its intended attack, again lay down to rest. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  3. This collision roused the choler of both. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
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