livor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līvor.

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livor (plural livors)

  1. (pathology) Skin discoloration, as from a bruise, or occurring after death.
  2. (obsolete) Malice.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York Review of Books, 2001, p.66:
      To see a man [] magnify his friend unworthy with hyperbolical elogiums; his enemy, albeit a good man, to vilify and disgrace him, yea, all his actions, with the utmost livor and malice can invent.

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

līvor m (genitive līvōris); third declension

  1. A bruise.
  2. A bluish color.
  3. (figuratively) envy, malice

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative līvor līvōrēs
genitive līvōris līvōrum
dative līvōrī līvōribus
accusative līvōrem līvōrēs
ablative līvōre līvōribus
vocative līvor līvōrēs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līvor, līvōris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

livor m (plural livores)

  1. a bluish color
  2. malice, malignity
  3. (archaic, literary) bruise

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