Definitions of sulfurous
  1. adjective
    of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    synonyms: sulphurous
  2. adjective
    characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
    “the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm”
    synonyms: stifling, sulphurous, sultry
    used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
  3. adjective
    harsh or corrosive in tone
    “a sulfurous denunciation”
    synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
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