Friday, November 18, 2011

TIME FOR THE WORD OF THE DAY!

atrabilious

PRONUNCIATION:

(at-ruh-BIL-yuhs)

MEANING:

adjective: 1. Gloomy. 2. Ill-tempered.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Latin atra bilis (black bile), translation of Greek melankholia.

USAGE:

The Cmmdr, in reviewing his television work over the past several decades, became atrabilious.


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