Definition of Exsanguinous

1. Adjective. Destitute of blood or apparently so. "The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"

Exact synonyms: Bloodless, Exsanguine
Similar to: Dead



Definition of Exsanguinous

1. a. See Exsanguious.

Definition of Exsanguinous

1. Adjective. (alternative form of exsanguious) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exsanguinous

exquisites
exquisitive
exquisitiveness
exradio
exrerience
exsanguinate
exsanguinated
exsanguinates
exsanguinating
exsanguination
exsanguination transfusion
exsanguinations
exsanguine
exsanguineous
exsanguinity
exsanguinous (current term)
exsanguious
exscind
exscinded
exscinding
exscinds
exscript
exscripts
exscriptural
exscutellate
exsec
exsecant
exsecants
exsect
exsected

Literary usage of Exsanguinous

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"... are made in each tonsil at a sitting, and from three to six sittings suffice at intervals often or twelve days. The procedure is usually exsanguinous; ..."

2. Medical and Surgical Reporter (1852)
"... who had been flooding profusely for several hours; had fainted a number of times; pulse small and quick ; extremities cold, pale, wan, and exsanguinous; ..."

3. Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence by Thomas Browne, Simon Wilkin (1835)
"... and this number may be allowed in these inferior and exsanguinous animals,2 since we may observe the articulate and latticed eyes in flies, ..."

4. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1850)
"The body was found moderately rigid and perfectly exsanguinous. Not a drop of blood appeared, at any point, in the track of the scalpel. ..."

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