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

1 sense of scurvy

Sense 1
scurvy, scorbutus -- (a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C))
       => avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis -- (any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins)

Antonyms of adj scurvy

1 sense of scurvy

Sense 1
abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy -- (of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick")

INDIRECT (VIA contemptible) -> estimable -- (deserving of respect or high regard)

Similarity of adj scurvy

1 sense of scurvy

Sense 1
abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy -- (of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick")
       => contemptible (vs. estimable) -- (deserving of contempt or scorn)

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