Origin of turgid
OTHER WORDS FROM turgidtur·gid·i·ty, tur·gid·ness, nountur·gid·ly, adverbun·tur·gid, adjectiveun·tur·gid·ly, adverb
How to use turgid in a sentence
Tympanī′tis, inflammation of the membrane of the ear; Tym′pany, any swelling, turgidity: tympanites.
What remains, is a species of pseudo-emotion which must be characterized as lachrymose hysteria or turgidity.Sketch of a New Esthetic of Music|Ferruccio Busoni
The serenity and calm of Plato and Aristotle are gone, and in their place we have turgidity and extravagance.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
No one can for a moment doubt that her feelings are real, but neither can the turgidity and bombast of her language be denied.Mary Wollstonecraft|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
He paced the floor in impatience while Mr. Turgidity blew the clouds of dust from precedent after precedent.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge