Definition of adust in English:

adust

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Pronunciation: /əˈdʌst/

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adjective

archaic
  • 1Scorched; burnt.
  • 2Gloomy; melancholic.

Origin

late Middle English: from French aduste or Latin adustus 'burnt', from adurere, from ad 'to' (as an intensifier) + urere 'to burn'.

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