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Definitions of biliousness:

part of speech: noun

A minor ailment, thought to depend upon a slight disturbance of the hepatic functions; ee bilious ( 2).

Usage examples for biliousness:

  • The liver is especially taxed in such cases, being unable to remove all the excess of carbonaceous matter from, the blood, and thus " biliousness ensues, particularly on the approach of warm weather, when the air brings less oxygen than in cold. "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe

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