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I most definitely would not buy the 'Daily Mail,' which pours a kind of livid torpor into the eyelids of the average Brit - I skimmed through a copy recently and couldn't believe the rubbish in it.
Charles Hazlewood

Meaning of "livid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LIVID

Via French from Latin līvidus, from līvēre to be black and blue.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LIVID

livid  [ˈlɪvɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIVID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Livid is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LIVID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of livid in the English dictionary

The first definition of livid in the dictionary is discoloured, as from a bruise or contusion. Other definition of livid is of a greyish tinge or colour. Livid is also angry or furious.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIVID


Almoravid
ælˈmɔːrəvɪd
avid
ˈævɪd
beloved
bɪˈlʌvɪd
bovid
ˈbəʊvɪd
cervid
ˈsɜːvɪd
chivied
ˈtʃɪvɪd
corvid
ˈkɔːvɪd
David
ˈdeɪvɪd
fervid
ˈfɜːvɪd
gravid
ˈɡrævɪd
ivied
ˈaɪvɪd
kidvid
ˈkɪdˌvɪd
overvivid
ˌəʊvəˈvɪvɪd
Ovid
ˈɒvɪd
pavid
ˈpævɪd
perfervid
pɜːˈfɜːvɪd
unbeloved
ˌʌnbɪˈlʌvɪd
unlevied
ʌnˈlɛvɪd
vid
vɪd
vivid
ˈvɪvɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIVID

lividity
lividly
lividness
living
living bandage
living conditions
living dead
living death
living expenses
living fossil
living history
living on borrowed time
living picture
living proof
living quarters
living room
living space
living standards
living wage

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIVID

acid
aid
android
avoid
bid
Camp David
did
grid
id
kid
liquid
Madrid
Magen David
mid
Mogen David
paid
rapid
said
Shield of David
Star of David

Synonyms and antonyms of livid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LIVID»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «livid» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of livid

Translation of «livid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIVID

Find out the translation of livid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of livid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «livid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

狂怒的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

furioso
570 millions of speakers

English

livid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जर्द
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غاضب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ярости
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

furioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সীসকবর্ণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

furieux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Livid
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fuchsteufelswild
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

激怒した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노발대발한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Livid
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xanh mét
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோபமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लालसर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mosmor
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

furibondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

siny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

люті
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

livid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μαυρικίτρινος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

woedend
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

livid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Bleik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of livid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIVID»

The term «livid» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.138 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIVID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about livid

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QUOTES WITH «LIVID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word livid.
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Charles Hazlewood
I most definitely would not buy the 'Daily Mail,' which pours a kind of livid torpor into the eyelids of the average Brit - I skimmed through a copy recently and couldn't believe the rubbish in it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIVID»

Discover the use of livid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to livid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Familicidal Hearts : The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers: ...
chapter explores the lives and intimate relationships of seven male livid coercive hearts and one female perpetrator who may have possessed a livid coercive heart. I include the case of the female perpetrator for heuristic purposes, to allow us ...
Neil Websdale Professor of Criminal Justice Northern Arizona University, 2010
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A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages Based ...
Lividzistm. adj. rather livid, black and blue, discoloured. Lividélla, s. f. a livid- coloured grape. Lividézza, s. f. l. lividness, lividity, a dark colour, like that of bruisedficsh ; 2. the blackness of blood determined to the surface in consequence of blows ...
‎1868
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Reports of the Medical Officer of the Privy Council and ...
Diarrhoea. 1 Maria 17 None - Suddenly taken ill with violent pain in her stoSeized Sept. 17th. Purged Severe collapse; Adams. very much ; vomited all pulseless ; very livid. mach, 10 p.m. Sept. 16; quite well before ; Sept. 17, purged very much ...
‎1867
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The Century dictionary and cyclopedia: a work of universal ...
Thus, a face illuminated by the yellow monochromatic light produced by the burning of an alcoholic solution of common salt is said to present a livid appearance. At this the blood the virgin's cheek forsook ; A livid paleness spreads o'er all her ...
William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith, 1906
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Venereal Diseases-- Their Complications and Sequelae
The centrifugal spread of the patches leaves a livid, pink centre, free from any special lesion other than hyperaemia. In the natural furrows of the palm or sole, and at their border, deep fissures are apt to form in the edges of the eruption. Friction ...
Edward Lawrence Keyes, Charles Howard Chetwood, 1900
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The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: ...
Livid brown and blackish, the former changing to rnddy brown on the anterior half of the abdominal segments, and to the color of a dead leaf on the posterior half of the same; the wing-cases are livid brown, marked with transverse creases of ...
Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, 1889
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The Student's Flora of the British Islands
taller, 6-15 in., leaves lanceolate hairy on both surfaces, heads 1 or few, invol. truncate below, hairs black, bracts many slender acute, style yellow or livid. Scotland-VAR. 4, calemlulzylo'rum, Backh. (sp.); stem simple or branched, leaves  ...
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1870
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The Venereal Diseases: Including Stricture of the Male Urethra
In the latter region about the heel, in the very thick epidermis of that locality, the squamous syphilide sometimes occurs as a dirty, yellow, fissured condition of the epidermis, cropping over upon the thin skin under the ankle as a livid, scaly ...
Edward Lawrence Keyes, 1880
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The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal: Exhibiting a ...
The inflammation commenced at this point, the lip swelled largely, became everted, had a livid colour, was tender, hard, and the seat of a burning pain. At several points there were small sloughy apertures, discharging thin pus.
‎1854
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The Southern Medical and Surgical Journal
tended over the right side of the face to the head ; it was hard to the feel, of a livid color, insensible, and had now much the appearance of a carbuncle. The lips were greatly tumefied, everted ; gums swollen, and of the same livid color; tongue  ...
‎1853

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIVID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term livid is used in the context of the following news items.
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UK Minister for Africa livid at Boko Haram violence | News24 Nigeria
Lagos - The United Kingdom Minister for Africa, Grant Shapps, has expressed outrage at the incessant attacks by the Boko Haram sect. «News24 Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
Queen Elizabeth 'livid' at betrayal after Nazi salute footage of her as …
The 89-year-old was said to be “livid” when courtiers told her footage showing her and the Queen Mother giving mock Nazi salutes in 1933 was ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Kourtney Kardashian Livid Over Photos of Women Hanging Out at …
According to a new TMZ report, the 36-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has had it with her ex after seeing photos of several ... «In Touch Weekly, Jul 15»
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Kourtney Kardashian 'livid' at Scott | The Asian Age
Kourtney Kardashian had a week of mixed emotions, as Scott turned up for his kids and bonded with them on Wednesday, but then partied all ... «The Asian Age, Jul 15»
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Angry in Athens, livid in Lesbos | The Economist
Angry in Athens, livid in Lesbos. Whatever they feel about Europe, Greeks with energy now feel thwarted. Jul 18th 2015 | ATHENS AND LESBOS | From the print ... «The Economist, Jul 15»
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Future Is Quite Livid Over Russell Wilson's Interaction With His Son …
While Future maintains to not have an opinion on his ex-fiancee's relationship with Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Future does however ... «Vibe, Jul 15»
7
Father convicted of shaking, killing baby to serve 30 years; mother …
Christiane Allison, Clayton's wife and Jocelyn's mother, was clearly upset when the judge announced the sentence. "I'm livid," Christiane said ... «KTUU.com, Jul 15»
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Obama Livid that Reporter Asked about Americans Held Hostage in …
Major Garrett asked a question why the White House is celebrating their Iran deal if they cannot get the release of Americans held hostage, ... «Accuracy In Media, Jul 15»
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Rod Stewart livid over being posed with a seal skin jacket in …
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Rod Stewart says he's angry an image of him wearing a seal skin coat is being used to support the disputed industry. «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
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Big Brother 2015: Cristian MJC LIVID over naked sex video revelation!
Cristian MJC gave Big Brother a piece of his very angry mind last night, after some of his deepest and darkest secrets were revealed to his ... «Unreality TV, Jul 15»

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