atrabiliar

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

atrabiliar (comparative more atrabiliar, superlative most atrabiliar)

  1. (obsolete) melancholy; atrabilious
    • 1837 Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History
      "Paris marching on us?" responds Mounier, with an atrabiliar accent, "Well, so much the better! We shall the sooner be a Republic."

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for atrabiliar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)