Synonyms for Atrabilious:


all (adjective)
dyspeptic, liverish, bilious.


atrabilious (noun)
dyspeptic, ill-natured, bilious, liverish.

Other synonyms:

bilious, dyspeptic, liverish.

Usage examples for atrabilious

  1. And being now grown violent in his temper through the atrabilious tendency which increased upon him in his old age, he urged the Ephors and persuaded them to place a garrison in Thebes, and taking the commander's place, he marched forth with a body of troops. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. " Imagine the most wandering imagination and passionate temperament, the tenderest soul and most artistic nature, dwelling continually in the presence of the most flint- hearted, atrabilious and frigid man on earth; think of me as a young girl married to a skeleton, and you will understand the life whose curious scenes can only be a hearsay tale to you; the plans for running away that perished at the sight of my father, the despair soothed by slumber, the dark broodings charmed away by music. – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac