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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. pompously embellished language;
[syn: turgidity, turgidness, flatulence]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Turgid \Tur"gid\ (t[^u]r"j[i^]d), a. [L. turgidus, from turgere to swell.] 1. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit. [1913 Webster] A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking. [1913 Webster] -- Tur"gid*ly, adv. -- Tur"gid*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

turgidness n 1: pompously embellished language [syn: turgidity, turgidness, flatulence]