Flashcards in 1.7: The Humours Deck (12):
After acting his final, David was SANGUINE about his prospects for a good overall course grade.
His prolonged illness turned Julio from a spry, happy bon vivant into a morose and PHLEGMATIC bore.
She has been so MELANCHOLY ever since she broke up with her boyfriend; sometimes she is even too depressed to talk with her friends.
(Melan- black + choler bile)
Gena's mom is really nice but her dad is CHOLERIC; he freaks out about the smallest things.
(Choler- bile + -ic characterized by)
Christine is a talented volleyball player, but she's no RECALCITRANT that our coach often keeps her on the bench.
Stubbornly resistant to authority
(Re- back + calcitrare kick)
After three weeks of factoring polynomials, my entire class became LETHARGIC; we were board to death!
Sluggish; fully apathetic
SPLENETIC outbursts happen when your friends talk while you are trying to work.
Irritable; easily angered
QUERULOUS tone or a sign of irritation.
Disposed to complaining
We object also to the catastrophe as too DOLOROUS, and as absolutely improbable.
Marked by or expressive of sorrow or pain
The Negro soldiers felt keenly about the frequent show of racial ANIMOSITY.
PUSILLANIMOUS nature of contemporary political arguments is cowardly.
(Pusillus- weak + anima spirit)