Antonyms of adj lurid

4 senses of lurid

Sense 1
lurid -- (horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life")

INDIRECT (VIA violent) -> nonviolent -- (abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence)

Sense 2
lurid, shocking -- (glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident")

INDIRECT (VIA sensational) -> unsensational -- (not of such character as to arouse intense interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction)

Sense 3
lurid -- (shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Sense 4
lurid -- (ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence")

INDIRECT (VIA colorless) -> colorful, colourful -- (having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves")

Similarity of adj lurid

4 senses of lurid

Sense 1
lurid -- (horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life")
       => violent (vs. nonviolent) -- (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike")

Sense 2
lurid, shocking -- (glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident")
       => sensational (vs. unsensational) -- (causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion)

Sense 3
lurid -- (shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

Sense 4
lurid -- (ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence")
       => colorless (vs. colorful), colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

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