Definition of LIVID

Adjective : LIVID

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (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. (

    ) furiously angry; "willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid" ;

  • 4. (

    ) discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin; "beaten black and blue"; "livid bruises" ;


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