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Meaning of "scrofulous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SCROFULOUS

scrofulous  [ˈskrɒfjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCROFULOUS

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

WHAT DOES SCROFULOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

scrofulous

Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis

Mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitis, also known as scrofula, refers to a lymphadenitis of the cervical lymph nodes associated with tuberculosis as well as non tuberculous mycobacteria.

Definition of scrofulous in the English dictionary

The definition of scrofulous in the dictionary is of, relating to, resembling, or having scrofula. Other definition of scrofulous is morally degraded.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCROFULOUS


annulus
ˈænjʊləs
calculus
ˈkælkjʊləs
cellulous
ˈsɛljʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
fabulous
ˈfæbjʊləs
famulus
ˈfæmjʊləs
homunculus
hɒˈmʌŋkjʊləs
meticulous
mɪˈtɪkjʊləs
miraculous
mɪˈrækjʊləs
modulus
ˈmɒdjʊləs
oculus
ˈɒkjʊləs
populace
ˈpɒpjʊləs
populous
ˈpɒpjʊləs
ranunculus
rəˈnʌŋkjʊləs
regulus
ˈrɛɡjʊləs
ridiculous
rɪˈdɪkjʊləs
Romulus
ˈrɒmjʊləs
stimulus
ˈstɪmjʊləs
strophulus
ˈstrɒfjʊləs
unscrupulous
ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCROFULOUS

scrobble
scrobe
scrobicular
scrobiculate
scrobiculated
scrobicule
scrod
scroddled
scrofula
scrofulously
scrofulousness
scrog
scroggie
scroggin
scroll
scroll bar
scroll saw
scrollable
scrolled
scrolling

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCROFULOUS

acidulous
antituberculous
bibulous
crapulous
credulous
cumulous
edentulous
emulous
fantabulous
fistulous
garrulous
ghetto fabulous
incredulous
jealous
overscrupulous
pendulous
querulous
scrupulous
sedulous
tremulous
tuberculous

Synonyms and antonyms of scrofulous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scrofulous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCROFULOUS

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

Translator English - Chinese

瘰疠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escrofulosa
570 millions of speakers

English

scrofulous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गंडमाला से पीड़ित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خنازيري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

золотушный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

scrofulous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গণ্ডমালা-রোগগ্রস্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

scrofuleux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Scrofulous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

skrofulös
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

退廃的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연주창
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrofulous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mắc bịnh tràng nhạc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

scrofulous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गंडमाळे घातलेला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıraca hastası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scrofulous
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

scrofulous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

золотушний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scrofulos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χοιραδικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klier achtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

SKROFULÖS
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

scrofulous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrofulous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCROFULOUS»

The term «scrofulous» is regularly used and occupies the 87.497 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCROFULOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «scrofulous» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «scrofulous» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCROFULOUS»

Discover the use of scrofulous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrofulous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Clinical Lectures. on Scrofulous Neck
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: .
Thomas Clifford Allbutt, 2012
2
The Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine: Comprising Treatises ...
The scrofulous constitution is often indicated by a fair complexion, light silky hair, long shining eye-lashes, large, watery, and often blue eyes, with dilated pupils, and a red patch on either cheek, contrasted with a dazzling whiteness of the skin,  ...
John Forbes, 1834
3
A dictionary of practical surgery: comprehending all the ...
Formerly, the extirpation of scrofulous tumours was advised ; but this method is now considered as being, for the most part, injudicious and unnecessary, with the exception of diseased joints, and a few other parts, which frequently require ...
Samuel Cooper, William Anderson (M.D.), 1823
4
The Treatment of External Diseases with Acupuncture and ...
Scrofulous Lumps In the classics, there are a number of different ways of categorizing scrofulous lumps. Therefore, there is a long list of different names for this disease in Chinese. In his work Shou Shi Bao Yuan (Prolong Life by Protecting the ...
Cui-lan Yan, Yun-long Zhu, 1997
5
The Medical Examiner: A Monthly Record of Medical Science
But this alone does not certainly authorize our making specific affections of the ophthalmia which occurs on scrofulous subjects. Does not, indeed, a general scrofulous taint exercise the same influence over the course and duration of all other ...
‎1840
6
The medical guide
These, with a low diet, will, in the course of two or three years, entirely destroy the predisposition existing in the habit Practical Remarks on the Treatment of the Scrofulous variety. — In this variety, the remedies which have been found most ...
Richard Reece, 1828
7
The New England Journal of Medicine
with granulations loose, glossy, and deep pink or rose colored—and is not painful. The same remote and proximate causes that produce scrofulous affections in the soft parts, extend the same malign influence to the bones. The materials for ...
‎1840
8
The London Medical and Surgical Journal: Exhibiting a View ...
Gentlemen, — Let me next call jour attention to scrofulous abscesses. I have mentioned, as one ol ilic common effects of scrofula, a tendency to the formation of chronic abscesses in various parts of the body. Those occurring in the absorbent ...
‎1834
9
the london medical nd srugical journal
Gentlemen, — Let me next call your attention l"> scrofulous abscesses. I have mentioned, as «ne of the common effects of scrofula, a tendency to the formation of chronic abscesses in various parts of the body. Those occurring in the absorbent ...
michael ryan, 1834
10
A System of Clinical Medicine
I have stated, that I considered tubercles not as the cause of phthisis, but as the result of a certain diathesis, to which the name of scrofulous habit had been given ; I should, however, be conveying an erroneous idea of the peculiarities of the ...
Robert James Graves, 1843

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCROFULOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrofulous is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The ballad of Broon and sonsie Jim:… by Robert Burns?
The verse structure is a bit scrofulous, yet that in itself probably predicted the falling standards in the teaching of English these last few years.” And so, in the ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
2
Why Public Speakers Need To Be Healthy
We certainly couldn't afford to have a scrofulous-looking leader of our tribe, could we? Imagine how quickly the germs would spread around the cave! But time ... «Forbes, Dec 14»
3
The Victorian Liberal Party Has Somehow Managed To Piss Off …
The reasons for that are manifold, from the controversial East-West Link road plan to Tony Abbott's scrofulous aura infecting anything with the word “Liberal” in it ... «Junkee, Nov 14»
4
A tour de force by Brooke Adams in 'Happy Days'
With a rag on his head and a battered straw boater atop that, Shalhoub plays Willie, Winnie's scrofulous, nearly feral husband, and he makes a vivid impression. «Boston Globe, Nov 14»
5
St. Vincent Movie Review
Struggling mom with a cheating soon-to-be-ex husband, adorable 12-year-old, scrofulous gaffer, Alzheimer's afflicted wife, competent and tolerant Catholic ... «Shockya.com, Nov 14»
6
Sales of The Spectator in the first half of 2014
... of the more effusive pro UKIP posters on this site don't go the whole hog and claim that touching the hem of Mr Farage's covert coat can heal the scrofulous. «Spectator.co.uk, Aug 14»
7
Paul Kelly And Rupert Murdoch Are Australia's Smithers And Mr Burns
American media tycoon and scrofulous old growth on the arse of decent journalism Rupert Murdoch has managed to grumble and moan his way through an ... «Junkee, Jul 14»
8
The Search For Australia's Biggest Old White Bastard
... by arbitrary categories of your own scrofulous invention isn't that bad an idea. In that spirit, here's the shortlist for Australia's Biggest Old White Bastard Awards. «Junkee, Jun 14»
9
'Under the Wide and Starry Sky,' by Nancy Horan
But in Paris, art lessons fade in importance as one of Fanny's two young sons gradually succumbs to a horrible and lingering disease, diagnosed as “scrofulous ... «New York Times, Jan 14»
10
Lux, Lumen and the Lights of Science.
The Great Cham remained scrofulous to the day he died. When the Berlin Wall fell, accompanied by the collapse of the Soviet Union, Francis Fukuyama ... «The Fortnightly Review, Dec 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Scrofulous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scrofulous>. May 2021 ».
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