1. a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
Derivationally related forms: ↑livid
Hypernyms: ↑fury, ↑rage, ↑madness
2. unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
Derivationally related forms:
wan (for: ↑wanness), ↑pale (for: ↑pallor), ↑pallid (for: ↑pallidness), ↑pale (for: ↑paleness), ↑lurid (for: ↑luridness), ↑livid, ↑livid (for: ↑lividness)
Hypernyms: ↑complexion, ↑skin color, ↑skin colour

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  • lividity — livid ► ADJECTIVE 1) informal furiously angry. 2) having a dark inflamed appearance. DERIVATIVES lividity noun lividly adverb lividness noun. ORIGIN Latin lividus, from livere be bluish …   English terms dictionary

  • lividity — noun see livid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • lividity — n.; see hypostasis …   The new mediacal dictionary

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