Dropsical
Dropsical Drop"si*cal, a. [From {Dropsy}.] 1. Diseased with dropsy; hydropical; tending to dropsy; as, a dropsical patient. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to dropsy. [1913 Webster]


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  • dropsical — 1680s; see DROPSY (Cf. dropsy) + ICAL (Cf. ical) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dropsical — adjective Pertaining to dropsy. Mrs Springer on her painful dropsical legs comes down talking. Rabbit is Rich by John Updike …   Wiktionary

  • dropsical — adjective Date: 1673 1. turgid, swollen 2. relating to or affected with dropsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dropsical — dropsically, adv. dropsicalness, n. /drop si keuhl/, adj. of, like, or affected with dropsy. [1670 80; DROPS(Y) + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • dropsical — SYN: hydropic. * * * drop·si·cal dräp si kəl adj relating to or affected with edema * * * drop·si·cal (dropґsĭ kəl) edematous …   Medical dictionary

  • dropsical — drop·si·cal || drÉ’psɪkl adj. pertaining to dropsy (abnormal collection of fluid in body tissues) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dropsical — drop·si·cal …   English syllables

  • dropsical — /ˈdrɒpsəkəl/ (say dropsuhkuhl), / sɪkəl/ (say sikuhl) adjective of, like, or affected with dropsy. –dropsically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • dropsical — adjective swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid • Syn: ↑edematous • Similar to: ↑unhealthy • Derivationally related forms: ↑dropsy, ↑edema (for: ↑edematous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ὑδερώδη — ὑδερώδης of a dropsical nature neut nom/voc/acc pl (attic epic doric) ὑδερώδης of a dropsical nature masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (doric aeolic) ὑδερώδης of a dropsical nature masc/fem acc sg (attic epic doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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