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Definitions and Synonyms of scrofulous | Another word for scrofulous | What is scrofulous?

Definition 1: afflicted with scrofula - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(scrofulous is similar to ...) affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

"ill from the monotony of his suffering"

Definition 2: morally contaminated - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scrofulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • denounce the scrofulous wealth of the times

(scrofulous is similar to ...) deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

Definition 3: having a diseased appearance resembling scrofula - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scrofulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our canoe...lay with her scrofulous sides on the shore

(scrofulous is similar to ...) displeasing to the senses

"an ugly face" "ugly furniture"

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