Synonyms of luridness


1. sensationalism, luridness, journalese

usage: the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes; "the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation"

2. lividness, lividity, luridness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness, achromasia, complexion, skin color, skin colour

usage: unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)

3. ghastliness, grimness, gruesomeness, luridness, frightfulness

usage: the quality of being ghastly

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