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See definition of atrabilious on Dictionary.com
  • as inbad-tempered
  • as indejected

synonyms for atrabilious

  • cantankerous
  • snarly
  • splenetic
  • surly
  • waspish
  • crestfallen
  • despondent
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • dispirited
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • morose
  • black
  • clouded
  • dampened
  • dashed
  • down
  • dragged
  • drooping
  • hurting
  • low
  • sagging
  • abject
  • all torn up
  • bleak
  • broody
  • bummed out
  • cast down
  • cheerless
  • disconsolate
  • dismal
  • doleful
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • down in the dumps
  • down in the mouth
  • droopy
  • heavy-hearted
  • in the pits
  • low-spirited
  • melancholy
  • miserable
  • moody
  • mopey
  • mopish
  • sad
  • shot down
  • spiritless
  • woebegone
  • wretched
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antonyms for atrabilious

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  • affable
  • good-humored
  • cheerful
  • elated
  • encouraged
  • happy
  • heartened
  • inspirited
  • above
  • upright
  • joyous
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How to use atrabilious in a sentence

The country has its eye on that knot of atrabilious Liberals whose voice is that of Jacob, but whose hands are the hands of Esau.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
It was his wife, Petronille, still young and passing handsome, but of atrabilious and harsh mien.
THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
His appreciation of men, their character, their talents, their designs—all bear the hue of the atrabilious journalist.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 347, SEPTEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
Mrs. Croaker, the very reverse of her grumbling, atrabilious husband.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
Foreigners and long-haired æsthetes were one and the same thing to my atrabilious instructor.
PERSONALITY IN LITERATUREROLFE ARNOLD SCOTT-JAMES
The article came to us just as we were laboring under an attack of dyspepsia, and its reading fairly shook our atrabilious corpus.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOLUME XXIV., NO. 12, MARCH 18, 1871VARIOUS
Regnard, the author of the last French comedy after Molire, was atrabilious; and Molire himself, saturnine.
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, VOL. 6 (OF 6)THOMAS MOORE
An atrabilious monk in his garret vented his spleen with more than usual acrimony, and the world applauded.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY: ITALIAN LITERATUREJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Ariosto is playful, Aretino scurrilous, Alamanni peevish, Folengo atrabilious.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY: ITALIAN LITERATUREJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
After his conversion he made amends, though he was always the atrabilious faultfinder.
UNICORNSJAMES HUNEKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ATRABILIOUS

  • atrabilious
  • cantankerous
  • snarly
  • splenetic
  • surly
  • waspish
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