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ˈswoʊ lənswollen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain(adj)

    characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

    "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swollen

    of Swell

  2. Swollen

    p. p. of Swell

  3. Swollen(adj)

    enlarged by swelling; immoderately increased; as, swollen eyes; swollen streams

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swollen

    swōln, pa.p. of swell.

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swollen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swollen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of swollen in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Hyland:

    I don’t mind when you say that I look pregnant. Or fat. Because I know that my face is swollen from medication that is saving my life.

  2. Vaagn Andikyan:

    When I first walked into the examination room, I found this 38-year-old malnourished patient with a weight of 350 pounds and extensive tumor that was about 100 centimeters [ 39 inches ] large. I saw fear in the patient's eyes. She was so hopeless, because she had seen several other doctors, and they were unable to help her, her legs were so swollen that she was unable to walk. I've seen leg swelling, but I've never seen leg swelling of this magnitude.

  3. Torre Munoz:

    I had just gotten cigarettes…when I got in the truck they rammed me, threw me on the ground and my mom, they haven’t told us nothing, they haven’t told us nothing. I kept asking, they said, ‘I can’t tell you anything.’ I have a messed-up back, I had three back surgeries. They laid me on the ground and my face is still swollen, busted lip.

  4. Elliot Richard Haut:

    Otherwise healthy women sometimes start to have symptoms—a swollen leg, or shortness of breath, or chest pain—and people will often blow it off.

  5. Michel Le Pechoux:

    The soil is saturated with rain and the rivers are already swollen, so the emergency is likely to get worse from flooding in the next few days.

Images & Illustrations of swollen

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