His motionless face has the lividity of wax; his lips are violet and half open.
Syncope may be distinguished from apoplexy by the absence of stertorous breathing and lividity of the visible mucous membranes.
Insensibility, stertorous breathing, lividity of face and body, and death from asphyxia.
A great muddy cloud, like to the belly of a hydra, hung over ocean, and in places its lividity adhered to the waves.
A kind of lividity spread over the picture, bleaching it of all colour.
A hiccough commenced; coldness of the extremities and lividity of the face followed, and continued three days before death.
The lividity, yes; but one could think of that as simply the shadow of death.
early 15c., "of a bluish-leaden color," from Middle French livide and directly from Latin lividus "of a bluish color, black and blue," figuratively "envious, spiteful, malicious," from livere "be bluish," earlier *slivere, from PIE *sliwo-, suffixed form of root *(s)leie- "bluish" (cf. Old Church Slavonic and Russian sliva "plum;" Lithuanian slywas "plum;" Old Irish li, Welsh lliw "color, splendor," Old English sla "sloe"). The sense of "furiously angry" (1912) is from the notion of being livid with rage.
livid liv·id (lĭv'ĭd)
Having a black-and-blue or a leaden or ashy-gray color, as in discoloration from a contusion, congestion, or cyanosis.