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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: turgidness(0.01468 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to turgidness.
English → English (WordNet)
n : pompously embellished language [syn: turgidity, flatulence]
English → English (gcide)
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 limb; turgid fruit.
A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid.
2. Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious;
bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
[1913 Webster] -- Tur"gid*ly, adv. -- Tur"gid*ness, n.