- bilinear transformation,
- bilingual education,
- bilirubin encephalopathy,
Origin of bilious
Examples from the Web for biliousness
There is more yellow in life from biliousness, than from the state of the atmosphere.Germany and the Germans|Price Collier
Since the researches of Rutherford have been published, euonymin has been much prescribed in cases of biliousness.
Hot baths are an excellent remedy for nausea or biliousness.Nervous Breakdowns and How to Avoid Them|Charles David Musgrove
The failure of these little muscles to act properly is one of the causes of constipation and biliousness.A Handbook of Health|Woods Hutchinson
It was the misfortune of Miss Salmon to suffer periodically and acutely from biliousness (which she called neuralgia).This Freedom|A. S. M. Hutchinson
Word Origin for bilious
1540s, "pertaining to bile, biliary," from French bilieux, from Latin biliosus "pertaining to bile," from bilis (see bile). Meaning "wrathful, peevish, ill-tempered" (as people afflicted with an excess of bile were believed to be) is attested from 1560s. This is the main modern sense in English and French; the more literal meaning being taken up by biliary. Related: Biliousness.