Turgescence meaning

tûr-jĕs'əns
Pomposity; self-importance.
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Pomposity; self-importance.
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The act of swelling, or state of being swollen or turgescent.

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Origin of turgescence

  • From Latin turgēscere to begin to swell inchoative of turgēre to be swollen
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition