Hydropical
Hydropic Hy*drop"ic, Hydropical Hy*drop"ic*al, a. [L. hydropicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. hydropique. See {Dropsy}.] Dropsical, or resembling dropsy. [1913 Webster]

Every lust is a kind of hydropic distemper, and the more we drink the more we shall thirst. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]


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  • hydropical — adjective /haɪˈdrɒpɪkəl/ a) Dropsical. b) Swollen with water …   Wiktionary

  • hydropical — hy·drop·i·cal …   English syllables

  • hydropical — adjective see hydropic …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydropic — Hy*drop ic, Hydropical Hy*drop ic*al, a. [L. hydropicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. hydropique. See {Dropsy}.] Dropsical, or resembling dropsy. [1913 Webster] Every lust is a kind of hydropic distemper, and the more we drink the more we shall thirst.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydropically — Hy*drop ic*al*ly, adv. In a hydropical manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydropic — hydropically, adv. /huy drop ik/, adj. Pathol. dropsical. Also, hydropical. [1580 90; < L hydropicus < Gk hydropikós, equiv. to hydrop (s. of hýdrops) HYDROPS + ikos IC; r. ME ydropike < OF < L] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydropic — /haɪˈdrɒpɪk/ (say huy dropik) adjective → dropsical. Also, hydropical. {Latin hydrōpicus, from Greek hydrōpikos; replacing Middle English ydropik, from Old French} …   Australian English dictionary

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