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English definition of “spleen”

spleen

noun [U] (ANGER)    /spliːn/ formal
a feeling of anger and disagreement: mainly UK She threatened, in a fit/burst of spleen, to resign. Shareholders used the conference as an opportunity to vent their spleen on (= get angry with) the Board of Directors.Anger and displeasure
(Definition of spleen noun (ANGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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