HyperDic: scurvy

English > 2 senses of the word scurvy:
NOUNstatescurvy, scorbutusa condition caused by deficiency / deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
ADJECTIVEallscurvy, abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummyof the most contemptible kind
English > scurvy: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the most contemptible kind.
Example "a scurvy trick"
Synonymsabject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy
BroadercontemptibleDeserving of contempt / contempt or scorn
Spanishabyecto, bajo, despreciable, miserable, vil
Catalanabjecte, baix, despreciable, miserable, vil
Adverbsscurvilyin a despicable, ignoble manner
English > scurvy: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA condition caused by deficiency / deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
Synonymscorbutus
Broaderavitaminosis, hypovitaminosisAny of several diseases caused by deficiency / deficiency of one or more vitamins
Spanishescorbuto
Catalanescorbut
Adjectivesscorbuticof or relating to or having or resembling scurvy

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