Adust Definition

ədust
adjective
Scorched; burned.
Webster's New World
Parched.
Webster's New World
Sunburned.
Webster's New World
Sallow and melancholy.
Webster's New World

(medicine, historical) Describing a bodily humour which is abnormally dark or over-concentrated, associated with various states of discomfort or illness (specifically being too hot or dry). (Chiefly as postmodifier.) [from 15th c.]

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Origin of Adust

  • From Middle French aduste, and its source, Latin adūstus (“burnt, scorched”), past participle of adūrere.

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