Ulcerousness
Ulcerous Ul"cer*ous, a. [L. ulcerous: cf. F. ulc['e]reux.] 1. Having the nature or character of an ulcer; discharging purulent or other matter. --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected with an ulcer or ulcers; ulcerated. [1913 Webster]

It will but skin and film the ulcerous place. --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Ul"cer*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ul"cer*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ulcerousness — See ulcerously. * * * …   Universalium

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  • ulcerous — ulcerously, adv. ulcerousness, n. /ul seuhr euhs/, adj. 1. of the nature of an ulcer; characterized by the formation of ulcers. 2. affected with an ulcer or ulcers. [1570 80; < L ulcerosus full of sores, ulcerous, equiv. to ulcer a sore, ULCER +… …   Universalium

  • ulcerous — /ˈʌlsərəs/ (say ulsuhruhs) adjective 1. of the nature of an ulcer or ulcers; characterised by the formation of ulcers. 2. affected with an ulcer or ulcers. 3. corrupting; corruptive. –ulcerously, adverb –ulcerousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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