Definition of Flushed

1. Adjective. Having the pinkish flush of health.

Exact synonyms: Rose-cheeked, Rosy, Rosy-cheeked
Similar to: Healthy
Derivative terms: Rosiness, Rosiness



2. Adjective. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion. "Flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
Exact synonyms: Crimson, Red, Red-faced, Reddened
Similar to: Colored, Colorful, Coloured
Derivative terms: Redness

Definition of Flushed

1. Adjective. Red in the face because of embarrassment, exertion, etc. ¹

2. Verb. (past of ''flush'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flushed

1. flush [v] - See also: flush

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flushed

flurting
flus
flush
flush(p)
flush-seamed
flush down
flush end
flush it
flush out
flush technique
flush toilet
flush toilets
flushable
flushboard
flushboards
flushed (current term)
flusher
flushers
flushes
flushest
flushier
flushiest
flushing
flushingly
flushings
flushless toilet
flushness
flushnesses
flushometer
flushometers

Literary usage of Flushed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"At the door Dante turned round violently and shouted down the room, her cheeks flushed and quivering with rage: — Devil out of hell! We won! ..."

2. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... flushed with enthusiasm, brandished their sabres, vociferating: "Long live Reform!" And every time the two lovers heard this word they laughed. ..."

3. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"~ì in the red clay along the groove a man's nailed ts had made. They were hot and flushed. ... flushed ..."

4. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"Thereat I flushed up to my eyes, which at the same time filled with tears, and said to him : " My lord, if I tell youi most illustrious Excellency the truth ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"Glover proposed to employ them in the first instance in some desultory raids, till, flushed with victory, their unwillingness would be overcome ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"The deepest crimson flushed on —Mr. _ * . т Ч I 1 _ _ J — i.— . of questioning like this. W "I have thought of you я groat ' deal, ..."

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