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Meaning of LIVID

Pronunciation:  'livid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (informal) furiously angry; "willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid"
  2. [adj]  (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity; "livid lightning streaked the sky"; "a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe
  3. [adj]  ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage"
  4. [adj]  discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin; "beaten black and blue"; "livid bruises"

LIVID is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: angry, ashen, black-and-blue, blanched, bloodless, colorless, colourless, injured, light, white



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Liv"id\, a. [L. lividus, from livere to be of a blush
color, to be black and blue: cf. F. livide.]
Black and blue; grayish blue; of a lead color; discolored, as
flesh by contusion. --Cowper.

      There followed no carbuncles, no purple or livid spots,
      the mass of the blood not being tainted. --Bacon.

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