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Synonyms for luridˈlʊər ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lurid(adj)

    horrible in fierceness or savagery

    "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life"

    Synonyms:
    shocking

    Antonyms:
    colourful, unsensational, dull, nonviolent, colorful

  2. lurid, shocking(adj)

    glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism

    "lurid details of the accident"

    Synonyms:
    shocking, disgraceful, shameful, lurid, scandalous

    Antonyms:
    nonviolent, colourful, dull, colorful, unsensational

  3. lurid(adj)

    shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke

    "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames"

    Synonyms:
    shocking

    Antonyms:
    nonviolent, dull, unsensational, colorful, colourful

  4. lurid(adj)

    ghastly pale

    "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"

    Synonyms:
    shocking

    Antonyms:
    nonviolent, unsensational, colorful, colourful, dull

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lurid(a.)

    Synonyms:
    gloomy, murky, ghastly, dismal


Translations for lurid

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • melodramatickýCzech
  • grell, widerlichGerman
  • کم رنگ و پریدهPersian
  • choquante, jaunâtre, choquant, blafardFrench
  • अन्धकारमयHindi
  • luguberDutch
  • желтоватый, мертвенно-бледный, мелодраматический, страшный, бледный, ужасныйRussian

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