luridness

Definitions of luridness
  1. noun
    the quality of being ghastly
    synonyms: ghastliness, grimness, gruesomeness
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    type of:
    frightfulness
    the quality of being frightful
  2. noun
    the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes
    synonyms: sensationalism
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    type of:
    journalese
    the style in which newspapers are written
  3. noun
    unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    synonyms: achromasia, lividity, lividness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness
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    type of:
    complexion, skin color, skin colour
    the coloring of a person's face
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