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ˈswoʊ lənswollen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vainadjective

    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"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Swollen, Swolnthe participle passive of swell.

    Unto his aid she hastily did draw
    Her dreadful beast, who, swoln with blood of late,
    Came ramping forth with proud presumptuous gait. F. Qu.

    When thus the gather’d storms of wretched love
    In my swoln bosom with long war had strove,
    At length they broke their bounds: at length their force
    Bore down whatever met its stronger course;
    Laid all the civil bonds of manhood waste,
    And scatter’d ruin as the torrent past. Matthew Prior.

    Whereas at first we had only three of these principles, their number is already swoln to five. Thomas Baker, on Learning.

Wikipedia

  1. swollen

    Edema, also spelled oedema, and also known as fluid retention, dropsy, hydropsy and swelling, is the build-up of fluid in the body's tissue. Most commonly, the legs or arms are affected. Symptoms may include skin which feels tight, the area may feel heavy, and joint stiffness. Other symptoms depend on the underlying cause.Causes may include venous insufficiency, heart failure, kidney problems, low protein levels, liver problems, deep vein thrombosis, infections, angioedema, certain medications, and lymphedema. It may also occur after prolonged sitting or standing and during menstruation or pregnancy. The condition is more concerning if it starts suddenly, or pain or shortness of breath is present.Treatment depends on the underlying cause. If the underlying mechanism involves sodium retention, decreased salt intake and a diuretic may be used. Elevating the legs and support stockings may be useful for edema of the legs. Older people are more commonly affected. The word is from the Greek οἴδημα oídēma meaning 'swelling'.

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  1. swollen

    Swollen refers to a condition where a certain part of the body expands or enlarges beyond its normal size, often as a reaction to injury, infection, inflammation, or disease. It is characterized by puffiness, bloating, or a tight feeling in the affected area, which can be accompanied by pain, redness and restricted mobility.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swollen

    of Swell

  2. Swollen

    p. p. of Swell

  3. Swollenadjective

    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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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. Jennifer Daly , Juliettes mother:

    I died for two minutes, i felt really bad ; my stomach would not stop hurting. I didnt want to move ; I didnt want to live, I wanted for it all to stop. The preteen was then diagnosed with a rare inflammatory condition that can lead to high fevers and swollen arteries, similar to Kawasaki disease, or a condition that causes swelling in medium-sized arteries throughout the body. Kawasaki disease, which primarily affects children, often leads to inflammation in the coronary arteries, according to the Mayo Clinic.

  2. 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.

  3. Lloyd Blankfein:

    ( The) U.S. economy is not going off the rails, i'm generally sanguine. We muddle through. I think some of this is an overreaction to the overreaction of assets being so swollen.

  4. Linda Pietk:

    It wasn’t painful, just slightly uncomfortable, afterward, my face felt warm, was slightly red and a bit swollen. It appeared as if I had sunburn.

  5. Bam Margera:

    I did not know that I had gnarly Covid and my body was shutting down. I went into four seizures, each one lasting 10 to 20 minutes. On the fourth one I bit my tongue so hard it was nearly falling off. It got so swollen and puffy it wouldn’t fit in my mouth. I was drinking the infected blood, which gave me pneumonia, as well. i went to the hospital and had my fifth seizure and then couldn’t breathe without a tube down my throat. I woke up five days later thinking I was there for just a couple hours. I spent eight days in there.

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