luridness

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

luridness

noun

1: the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes; "the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation" [syn: {sensationalism}, {luridness}]

2: unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) [syn: {lividness}, {lividity}, {luridness}, {paleness}, {pallidness}, {pallor}, {wanness}, {achromasia}]

3: the quality of being ghastly [syn: {ghastliness}, {grimness}, {gruesomeness}, {luridness}]


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