sulphurousness

sulphurous

[suhl-fer-uhs, suhl-fyoor-uhs]
adjective
1.
sulfurous ( defs 1, 2 ).
2.
pertaining to the fires of hell; hellish or satanic.
3.
fiery or heated.

Origin:
1520–30; spelling variant of sulfurous

sulphurously, adverb
sulphurousness, noun
nonsulphurous, adjective
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sulphurous (ˈsʌlfərəs)
 
adj
1.  Also: sulphureous of, relating to, or resembling sulphur: a sulphurous colour
2.  of or containing sulphur with an oxidation state of 4: sulphurous acid
3.  of or relating to hellfire
4.  hot-tempered
 
'sulphurously
 
adv
 
'sulphurousness
 
n

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