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Synonyms for scurvy
ˈskɜr vi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scurvy, scorbutus(adj)

    a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

    Synonyms:
    scorbutus

    Antonyms:
    estimable

  2. abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy(adj)

    of the most contemptible kind

    "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, small, downcast, paltry, deplorable, scummy, modest, execrable, suffering, unhopeful, humbled, low-down, miserable, lowly, low, broken, down in the mouth, blue, humble, downhearted, grim, low-toned, low-pitched, piteous, hapless, misfortunate, pitiable, depleted, crushed, measly, poor, funky, pathetic, wretched, pitiful, gloomy, abject, woeful, depressed, low-spirited, humiliated

    Antonyms:
    estimable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scurvy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    scurfy, scabbed, scabby

  2. scurvy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vile, mean, low, base, bad, sorry, contemptible, despicable, worthless, pitiful, abject

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scurvy(n)

    Synonyms:
    scorbutus

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. scurvy

    Synonyms:
    Scorbutus, vitamin C deficiency

  2. scurvy

    Synonyms:
    Scorbutus

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How to use scurvy in a sentence?

  1. Jorgen Stoltz:

    In the summer there is arrowgrass, which tastes of coriander, all year round we find scurvy grass, which is what the Vikings used to bring around Europe as a medicinal herb. We also call it wasabi wort because of its intensity, just like horseradish.

  2. Mary Bertone:

    Get thee glass eyes And, like a scurvy politician, seem To see the things thou dost not.

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