tumidly

tumid

[too-mid, tyoo-]
adjective
1.
swollen, or affected with swelling, as a part of the body.
2.
pompous or inflated, as language; turgid; bombastic.
3.
seeming to swell; bulging.

Origin:
1535–45; < Latin tumidus swollen, equivalent to tum(ēre) to swell + -idus -id4

tumidity, tumidness, noun
tumidly, adverb
untumid, adjective
untumidly, adverb
untumidness, noun
untumidity, noun


1. distended, turgid. 2. flatulent.


1. deflated.
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tumid (ˈtjuːmɪd)
 
adj
1.  (of an organ or part) enlarged or swollen
2.  bulging or protuberant
3.  pompous or fulsome in style: tumid prose
 
[C16: from Latin tumidus, from tumēre to swell]
 
tu'midity
 
n
 
'tumidness
 
n
 
'tumidly
 
adv

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tumid
"morbidly swollen," 1540s, from L. tumidus, from tumere "to swell" (see thigh). Figurative sense (in reference to prose, etc.) is attested from 1640s.
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tumid tu·mid (tōō'mĭd, tyōō'-)
adj.

  1. Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.

  2. Of a bulging shape; protuberant.

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