What does swollen mean?

Definitions for swollen
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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How to say swollen in sign language?

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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. Donna Emley:

    My eyes and face were swollen, and I had a rash all over my trunk.

  2. Marcie Kirkup:

    By the next morning, my face and nose was swollen, and my face was starting to get a crusty rash on it like a burn.

  3. South African artist William Kentridge:

    The Tiber is a river swollen with glory and pain. On one side the fortune of the popes, on the other the suffering of the Jewish Ghetto. Above ... a pulsating, splendid city; below, under the bridges, the desperation of the homeless.

  4. Pina LoGiudice:

    The first thing I recommend is actually a parsley tea., which will help your body eliminate the fluid in the body so you're not so swollen, there is conflicting information about salt intake. You don't want to have too much, and of course you don't want to have too little. So you just want to be mindful about how much you're getting in your diet.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of swollen

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