Synonyms for lurid

Synonyms for (adjective) lurid

Synonyms: lurid

Definition: shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke

Usage: a lurid sunset; lurid flames

Similar words: bright

Definition: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

Usage: the sun was bright and hot; a bright sunlit room


Synonyms: lurid

Definition: ghastly pale

Usage: moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence

Similar words: colorless, colourless

Definition: weak in color; not colorful


Synonyms: shocking, lurid

Definition: glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism

Usage: lurid details of the accident

Similar words: sensational

Definition: causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion


Synonyms: lurid

Definition: horrible in fierceness or savagery

Usage: lurid crimes; a lurid life

Similar words: violent

Definition: acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

Usage: a violent attack; a violent person; violent feelings; a violent rage; felt a violent dislike