- sulfurous(defs 1, 2).
- pertaining to the fires of hell; hellish or satanic.
- fiery or heated.
Origin of sulphurous
Related Words for sulphurousdemonic, malevolent, hellish, devilish, wicked, harsh, trenchant, scorching, withering, searing, sarcastic, caustic, biting, mordant, lower, accursed, confounded, cursed, damnable, diabolical
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Contemporary Examples of sulphurous
There was a terrible, sulphurous smell, like rotten eggs, and a tremendous pressure against my chest.Swallowed by a Hippo
May 6, 2013
Historical Examples of sulphurous
The air was saturated with the acrid and unpleasant odor of sulphurous acid.In Search of the Castaways
But he was furious and sulphurous, and that is why I have changed to homeopathy.
By the morning we had got quite accustomed to the sulphurous odours.A Girl's Ride in Iceland
Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
The sky was tinged with sulphurous hues, the red and the black intermixed.A Strange Story, Complete
Sulphurous acid destroys the colour of solution of hematine.
- Also: sulphureous of, relating to, or resembling sulphura sulphurous colour
- of or containing sulphur with an oxidation state of 4sulphurous acid
- of or relating to hellfire
Word Origin and History for sulphurous