adust definition by Webster's New World
- scorched; burned
- sallow and melancholy
Origin: Classical Latin adustus, past participle of adurere, to burn up ; from ad-, to plush urere, to burn: see ember
adust definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Burned; scorched.
- Archaic Browned by the sun; sunburned.
- Archaic Melancholy in appearance or temperament; gloomy.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin adustus, past participle of adūrere, to set fire to : ad-, ad- + ūrere, to burn.