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Synonyms for rash

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rash, roseola, efflorescence, skin rash(noun)

    any red eruption of the skin

    skin rash, roseola, blossom, heyday, flowering, blizzard, flower, bloom, florescence, blossoming, prime, peak, efflorescence, anthesis, flush, inflorescence

    prudent, timid

  2. rash, blizzard(adj)

    a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences

    "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"

    snowstorm, blizzard, roseola, efflorescence, skin rash

    timid, prudent

  3. rash(adj)

    imprudently incurring risk

    "do something rash that he will forever repent"- George Meredith

    foolhardy, heady, reckless

    timid, prudent

  4. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless(adj)

    marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

    "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"

    heady, wise, reckless, heedless, judicious, foolhardy, intoxicating

    prudent, timid


  1. rash(adjective)

    inconsiderate, heady, hotheaded, brash, precipitate, impulsive

  2. rash(adjective)

    hasty, not careful or considered.

    hotheaded, inconsiderate, heady, impulsive, brash, precipitate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rash(a.)

    reckless (in action), headlong, hasty, precipitate, heedless, thoughtless, inconsiderate, indiscreet, impulsive, fool-hardy, hot-headed, hot-brained, hare-brained, without ballast

  2. rash(n.)

    (Med.) exanthem, exanthema, eruption, breaking out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rash(a)

    incautious, precipitate, overhasty, indiscreet, inconsiderate, impulsive, temerarious, madcap, headlong, foolhardy, unwary, reckless

  2. rash(n)

    exanthema, eruption, efflorescence

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. rash

    ICD-9 782.1

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How to use rash in a sentence?

  1. Mayra Rosado:

    About three to five days after these symptoms begin, a rash develops on the face and hairline and then spreads downward.

  2. William Wordsworth:

    Neither evil tongues, rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all the dreary intercourse of daily life, shall ever prevail against us.

  3. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe:

    My administration is committed to making Virginia an open and welcoming Commonwealth, while also ensuring the safety of all of our citizens. Mr. Falwell’s rash and repugnant comments detract from both of those crucial goals.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's smart to not to make any negative and rash decisions when the circumstances are at odds, and when you find yourself swimming against the tide. Taking negative decisions amidst negativity is as silly as chopping good trees during severe Winter storms, in my view. Time moves swiftly, storms go away, and up springs the sunny Spring season. So, be patient - always! Patience is the greatest virtue, especially while facing challenging and difficult phases in life.

  5. Ina Park:

    If you see it and you do nothing about it, it just goes away. And then you get the rash. And then if you ignore the rash, it also goes away, they just disappear and then you can just talk yourself out of the fact that you have this potentially deadly disease.

Translations for rash

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  • طفح جلديArabic
  • arrauxatCatalan, Valencian
  • vyrážka, zbrklýCzech
  • voreilig, Hautausschlag, vorschnellGerman
  • inconsiderado, impulsivo, sarpullido, adelantado, eflorescencia, arrojado, erupción, precipitadoSpanish
  • aalto, varomaton, ihottuma, ajattelematon, ekseema, hätäinen, sumaFinnish
  • éruption, épidémie, hâtif, éruption cutanée, irritation, impulsifFrench
  • ruamIndonesian
  • impulsivaIdo
  • affrettato, impulsivo, imprudente, frettoloso, precipitosoItalian
  • ほっしん, 皮疹, 発疹Japanese
  • tūtutupo, kōpukupuku, matauauaMāori
  • onbezonnen, uitslag, huiduitslagDutch
  • utslettNorwegian
  • naʼakǫsNavajo, Navaho
  • lawina, wysypkaPolish
  • erupção, imprudente, precipitado, surto, erupção cutâneaPortuguese
  • сыпь, поспешный, опрометчивый, вспышкаRussian
  • nepozornýSlovak
  • förhastad, utbrott, utslag, vågSwedish
  • upeleSwahili
  • ผื่นThai
  • خارشUrdu

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