Definition of tumid in English:
mid 16th century: from Latin tumidus, from tumere 'to swell'.
- Example sentences
- The diction has in places a huge and rugged grandeur, which degenerates here and there into tumidity.
- There is often slight guarding and generalised tumidity of the abdomen similar to the ‘doughiness’ of tuberculous peritonitis.
- The orchestra added little apart from a certain unwelcome tumidity to music that would have been more at home as a Hollywood soundtrack.
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