What is another word for ichorous?

53 synonyms found


[ ˈɪkəɹəs], [ ˈɪkəɹəs], [ ˈɪ_k_ə_ɹ_ə_s]

"Ichorous" is a term used to describe something that resembles or contains pus or other bodily fluids. There are a few synonyms that can be used to describe the same thing in a slightly different way. For example, "purulent" refers to something containing pus, "suppurative" refers to the process of forming pus, and "septic" refers to something infected with harmful bacteria. "Pus-filled" and "pustular" specifically refer to a build-up of pus. Overall, these synonyms can be helpful when trying to describe something that is unpleasant or unhygienic.

How to use "Ichorous" in context?

Ichorous adjective

1. marked by or characterized by a strong and unpleasant smell

2. having a nauseating effect

When you think of a choric event, like a funeral, you likely think of a room filled with heavy, pungent odors. These unpleasant smells are the hallmark of an ichorous atmosphere. Ichorous smells can be caused by a variety of factors, from decomposition to spilled fuel. They can be so overpowering that they can make you sick to your stomach.

The nauseating effect of an ichorous atmosphere is often intentional.

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