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Meaning of "bilious" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BILIOUS

From Latin bīliōsus full of bile1.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BILIOUS

bilious  [ˈbɪlɪəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BILIOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bilious is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BILIOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

bilious

Bile

Bile or gall is a bitter-tasting, dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver of most vertebrates, that aids the digestion of lipids in the small intestine. In humans, bile is produced continuously by the liver, stored and concentrated in the gallbladder and when the organism eats, is discharged into the duodenum. The composition of gallbladder bile is 92% water, 6% bile salts, 0.3% bilirubin, 0.9-2.4% fats, and 200 mEq/L inorganic salts.

Definition of bilious in the English dictionary

The first definition of bilious in the dictionary is of or relating to bile. Other definition of bilious is affected with or denoting any disorder related to excess secretion of bile. Bilious is also extremely distasteful; nauseating.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BILIOUS


alias
ˈeɪlɪəs
antibilious
ˌæntɪˈbɪlɪəs
Aurelius
ɔːˈriːlɪəs
coleus
ˈkəʊlɪəs
Delius
ˈdiːlɪəs
golias
ˈɡəʊlɪəs
Heraclius
hɛˈræklɪəs
ileus
ˈɪlɪəs
Lucilius
luːˈsɪlɪəs
micronucleus
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈnjuːklɪəs
nucleus
ˈnjuːklɪəs
pileous
ˈpaɪlɪəs
pileus
ˈpaɪlɪəs
punctilious
pʌŋkˈtɪlɪəs
reptilious
rɛpˈtɪlɪəs
Sibelius
sɪˈbeɪlɪəs
sibilous
ˈsɪbɪlɪəs
soleus
ˈsɒlɪəs
supercilious
ˌsuːpəˈsɪlɪəs
Vesalius
vɪˈseɪlɪəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BILIOUS

bilharziasis
bilharziosis
bilian
biliary
bilimbi
bilinear
bilingual
bilingualism
bilingually
bilinguist
bilious attack
biliously
biliousness
bilirubin
biliteral
biliverdin
bilk
bilker
bill
bill broker

WORDS THAT END LIKE BILIOUS

atrabilious
conscious
contumelious
curious
delicious
folious
furious
glorious
hilarious
luxurious
melancholious
obvious
precious
previous
rebellious
religious
serious
spacious
thallious
various

Synonyms and antonyms of bilious in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BILIOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bilious» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bilious

Translation of «bilious» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BILIOUS

Find out the translation of bilious to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bilious from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bilious» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

坏脾气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

biliosa
570 millions of speakers

English

bilious
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

bilious
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صفراوي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

желчный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bilioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পৈত্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bilieux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bilious
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

giftig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

胆汁の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

bilious
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bilious
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bilious
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பித்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्कश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aksi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bilioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bilious
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жовчний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bilioase
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bilious
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mislik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

argsint
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bilious
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bilious

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BILIOUS»

The term «bilious» is normally little used and occupies the 118.510 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BILIOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bilious» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bilious» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bilious

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BILIOUS»

Discover the use of bilious in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bilious and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Blackwater Fever: Bilious Malignant Tertian Ague
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
A. G. Newell, 2010
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Practical observations on chronic affections of the ...
John Thomas. Second edition. — Two volumes. In the first volume, page 5, he observes — " C'est par '* une inflammation qui detruit avec plus ou " moins de promptitude un ou plusieurs des " visc^res essentiels a la vie, que le plus " grand  ...
John Thomas, 1820
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Pediatrics
Bilious. Vomiting. CC/ID: 4-week-old baby boy presents to urgent care clinic with vomiting for past 2 days. HPI: Patient was born prematurely at 35 weeks' gestational age by cesarean for severe variable decelerations to a 32-year-old woman, ...
Andrea K. Marmor, Abhay S. Dandekar, 2007
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Osteopathy: Research and Practice
DORLAND. 876 Symptoms.—Bilious fever is too well known and understood by those living in the Western and Middle States and particularly so by the pioneers to require a lengthy description of how it appears and proceeds to get in its work.
Andrew Taylor Still, 2006
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The Evolutionary Glitch: Rise Above the Root of Your Problems
“I am right, you are wrong,” even when others are trying to agree with them, Bilious will regularly find someone or something to blame. Unable to admit their faults, Bilious Personae relentlessly want to win, both physically and verbally.
Albert Garoli, 2010
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A Few Interesting Remarks on Bilious Disorders, Particularly ...
In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
Robert Priestley, 2010
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An essay on indigestion and its consequences, or Advice to ...
Mrs. , had been, for ten years, subject to a Bilious Colic, which came on with great violence every monlh, or oftener ; and in the intervals was troubled with sickness distension, flatulency, and uneasiness of the stomach and bowels, loss of ...
Robert Squirrell, 1811
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Understanding Evil: An Interdisciplinary Approach
The. Catheter. of. Bilious. Hatred. Robert .V. Fisher. The news is usually full of tales of human haired, violence, aggression. and plain nastiness. Two news stories in particular have been prominent in the United Kingdom over the past two ...
Margaret Sönser Breen, 2003
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The Works of Thomas Sydenham, M.D., on Acute and Chronic ...
OF THE BILIOUS COLIC OF THE YEARS 16rO, 1671, AND 1672. 1. DURING all the years of this constitution, the blood was considerably disposed to deposite hot and choleric humours in the intestines, whence the bilious colic prevailed more ...
Thomas Sydenham, Benjamin Rush, 1809
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The Maryland Medical Recorder
From what has been heretofore said, it may be inferred that bilious pleurisies are liable to be connected with every grade of excitement. We confess, however, that we have never seen a solitary case of pleurisy strongly marked with the bilious ...
Horatio Gates Jameson, 1829

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BILIOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bilious is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cycling - Tour de Farce: Crash carnage
Perhaps still stewing in the bilious hash juices of his team's almighty stage two bungle on Sunday, Etixx-QuickStep manager Patrick Lefevere ... «Yahoo Eurosport UK, Jul 15»
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Tour de Farce: Crash carnage
Perhaps still stewing in the bilious hash juices of his team's almighty stage two bungle on Sunday, Etixx-QuickStep manager Patrick Lefevere ... «Eurosport.com ASIA, Jul 15»
3
Sleaford Mods - Key Markets (Album Review)
Do they pander to the population at large and temper their bilious missives for radio? Of course they don't. Instrumentally, 'Key Markets' doesn't ... «Stereoboard.com, Jul 15»
4
Honor our flawed Founding Fathers
The book, generally well-written and thorough, also contains the puzzling and stubborn assertion that the lifelong “bilious” attacks that Madison ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
5
Thoughts from 1919
The recent spate of bilious emissions from some of the local liberals reminds me of a couple of lines from “The Second Coming” by W. B. Yeats:. «St. George Daily Spectrum, Jul 15»
6
You're on holidays. I'm not. You're tanned and relaxed. I'm not
... doing three people's jobs, we're not enjoying your balcony views and sunsets with you on Instagram, in fact they're making us rather bilious. «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
7
Braid: Welcome, American Stampede fans; and please take fixed …
This campaign features the very things that make so many Americans bilious: big spending outside the formal writ period, TV attack ads that ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
8
William Dobell exhibition suggests artist's loss of confidence
Boy with a Bow (1953) suffers from a bilious colour scheme, but it is a carefully constructed picture. As Wilson points out, it features a young ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
9
On the Genealogy of Rivalries
"Rivalry" even feels like an inadequate term for what is much more bilious and far less sportsmanlike. What it's like for the players, I'll never ... «Hudson River Blue, Jul 15»
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Evaluation of phytochemical content, antimicrobial, cytotoxic and …
It is also reported that the plant is diuretic, laxative, tonic, used against microbial skin diseases, bilious complaints and jaundice. The present ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»

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