turgidness
noun see turgid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Turgidness — Turgid Tur gid, a. [L. turgidus, from turgere to swell.] 1. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turgidness — See turgidity. * * * …   Universalium

  • turgidness — noun The condition of being turgid; turgidity …   Wiktionary

  • turgidness — n. puffiness, swollen state; pomposity, flowery speech …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turgidness — n. See turgidity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turgidness — tur·gid·ness …   English syllables

  • turgidness — noun pompously embellished language • Syn: ↑turgidity, ↑flatulence • Derivationally related forms: ↑turgid, ↑turgid (for: ↑turgidity) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • turgidity — n. 1. Swelling, distention, turgescence, turgidness. 2. Bombast, inflation, turgidness, grandiloquence, pompous style …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • flatulence — noun 1. a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal • Syn: ↑flatulency, ↑gas • Derivationally related forms: ↑gassy (for: ↑gas), ↑flatulent (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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