What is another word for sunburn?

Pronunciation: [sˈʌnbɜːn] (IPA)

Sunburn is a common problem that occurs due to excessive exposure to the sun's rays. It can lead to pain, redness, and even blistering. To avoid sunburn, it is important to use sunscreen and protective clothing when exposed to the sun. If sunburn does occur, there are several synonyms that can be used, including sun poisoning, sun rash, sun blisters, and sun spots. These words all describe the same condition, but some may be more severe than others. It's important to take sunburn seriously and seek medical attention if symptoms persist or worsen.

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What are the hypernyms for Sunburn?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    skin condition, dermatological issue, photodermatosis, skin injury, sun damage, sun sensitivity.

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Usage examples for Sunburn

He was a powerfully built man, almost black with natural color and sunburn.
"Ahead of the Army"
W. O. Stoddard
If you are in proper condition, neither your face nor your hands will sunburn uncomfortably.
"A Handbook of Health"
Woods Hutchinson
The best way to cure sunburn is to bathe in cool water, take a night's rest, then go out the next day, and the day after, and take another dose of exposure, keeping this up until your face is hardened to stand a reasonable amount of sun.
"A Handbook of Health"
Woods Hutchinson

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