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Adust - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Adust' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Adust [ a.]
- Inflamed or scorched; fiery.
- Looking as if or scorched; sunburnt.
- Having much heat in the constitution and little serum in the blood. [Obs.] Hence: Atrabilious; sallow; gloomy.

Meaning of 'Adust' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . adust [ s]
Meaning (1):
- dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
Example in sentence:
  • a vast desert all adust;
  • land lying baked in the heat;
  • parched soil;
  • sunbaked salt flats;
  • the earth was scorched and bare
Meaning (2):
- burned brown by the sun
Example in sentence:
  • of an adust complexion