HyperDic: sulfurous

English > 3 senses of the word sulfurous:
ADJECTIVEpertsulfurous, sulphurousof or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
allsulfurous, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolicharsh or corrosive in tone
allsulfurous, sultry, stifling, sulphurouscharacterized by oppressive heat / heat / heat and humidity
English > sulfurous: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur.
Synonymsulphurous
Spanishsulfuroso
Catalansulfurós
Nounssulfuran abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element
English > sulfurous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningharsh or corrosive in tone.
Example "a sulfurous denunciation"
Synonymsacerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishabrasador, ácido, acre, amargo, áspero, cáustico, mordaz, virulento, vitriólico
Catalanabrasador, àcid, acre, amarg, aspre, càustic, corrossiu, virulent
English > sulfurous: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCharacterized by oppressive heat / heat / heat and humidity.
Example "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"
Synonymssultry, stifling, sulphurous
BroaderhotUsed of physical heat / heat
Spanishduro, mordaz

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