Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun luridness

3 senses of luridness

Sense 1
sensationalism, luridness -- (the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes; "the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation")
       => journalese -- (the style in which newspapers are written)

Sense 2
lividness, lividity, luridness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness, achromasia -- (unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress))
       => complexion, skin color, skin colour -- (the coloring of a person's face)

Sense 3
ghastliness, grimness, gruesomeness, luridness -- (the quality of being ghastly)
       => frightfulness -- (the quality of being frightful)

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