Biliousness
Biliousness \Bil"ious*ness\, n. The state of being bilious. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Biliousness — A term used in the 18th and 19th centuries pertaining to bad digestion, stomach pains, constipation, and excessive flatulence (passing gas). The quantity or quality of the bile was thought to be at fault for the condition. Hence, the name… …   Medical dictionary

  • biliousness — bilious ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to bile. 2) affected by nausea or vomiting. 3) spiteful; bad tempered. DERIVATIVES biliously adverb biliousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • biliousness — noun see bilious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biliousness — See biliously. * * * …   Universalium

  • biliousness — noun The state of being bilious …   Wiktionary

  • biliousness — bil·ious·ness || bɪlɪəsnɪs n. excess secretion of bile; problems which result from excess secretions of bile; bitterness, ill temper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biliousness — bil·ious·ness …   English syllables

  • biliousness — See: bilious …   English dictionary

  • biliousness —    A symptom picture resulting from a short term disordered liver, with constipation, frontal headache, spots in front of the eyes, poor appetite, and nausea or vomiting. The usual causes are heavy alcohol consumption, poor ventilation when… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • biliousness —   Pu u makani; pu upo olā (rare) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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