Adjectives Starting with H
Habilatory (a.) Of or pertaining to clothing; wearing clothes.
Habile (a.) Fit; qualified; also, apt.
Habilimented (a.) Clothed. Taylor (1630).
Habilitate (a.) Qualified or entitled.
Habitable (a.) Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world.
Habituate (a.) Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual.
Hable (a.) See Habile.
Hack (a.) Hackneyed; hired; mercenary.
Hackly (a.) Rough or broken, as if hacked.
Hackly (a.) Having fine, short, and sharp points on the surface; as, the hackly fracture of metallic iron.
Hackney (a.) Let out for hire; devoted to common use; hence, much used; trite; mean; as, hackney coaches; hackney authors.
Haemal (a.) Pertaining to the blood or blood vessels; also, ventral. See Hemal.
Haemapodous (a.) Having the limbs on, or directed toward, the ventral or hemal side, as in vertebrates; -- opposed to neuropodous.
Haemapoietic (a.) Bloodforming; as, the haemapoietic function of the spleen.
Haematic (a.) Of or pertaining to the blood; sanguine; brownish red.
Haematinometric (a.) Same as Hematinometric.
Haematitic (a.) Of a blood-red color; crimson; (Bot.) brownish red.
Haematocryal (a.) Cold-blooded.
Haematogenic (a.) Relating to haematogenesis.
Haematogenous (a.) Originating in the blood.
Haematoid (a.) Same as Hematoid.
Haematoplastic (a.) Blood formative; -- applied to a substance in early fetal life, which breaks up gradually into blood vessels.
Haematothermal (a.) Warm-blooded; homoiothermal.
Haemic (a.) Pertaining to the blood; hemal.
Haemoplastic (a.) Same as Haematoplastic.
Haemorrhoidal (a.) Same as Hemorrhoidal.
Haemostatic (a.) Same as Hemostatic.
Hagborn (a.) Born of a hag or witch.
Haggard (a.) Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk.
Haggard (a.) Having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering; hollow-eyed; having the features distorted or wasted, or anxious in appearance; as, haggard features, eyes.
Haggard (a.) A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
Haggard (a.) A fierce, intractable creature.
Haggard (a.) A hag.
Hagged (a.) Like a hag; lean; ugly.
Haggish (a.) Like a hag; ugly; wrinkled.
Hag-ridden (a.) Ridden by a hag or witch; hence, afflicted with nightmare.
Hail (a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling).
Haily (a.) Of hail.
Hairbrained (a.) See Harebrained.
Hairbreadth (a.) Having the breadth of a hair; very narrow; as, a hairbreadth escape.
Hair-brown (a.) Of a clear tint of brown, resembling brown human hair. It is composed of equal proportions of red and green.
Haired (a.) Having hair.
Haired (a.) In composition: Having (such) hair; as, red-haired.
Hairen (a.) Hairy.
Hairless (a.) Destitute of hair.
Hairsplitting (a.) Making excessively nice or trivial distinctions in reasoning; subtle.
Hairy (a.) Bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair; rough with hair; rough with hair; hirsute.
Halberd-shaped (a.) Hastate.
Halcyon (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.
Halcyon (a.) Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.
Halcyonian (a.) Halcyon; calm.
Hale (a.) Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.
Half (a.) Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.
Half (a.) Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.
Half (a.) Part; side; behalf.
Half (a.) One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided; -- sometimes followed by of; as, a half of an apple.
Half-blooded (a.) Proceeding from a male and female of different breeds or races; having only one parent of good stock; as, a half-blooded sheep.
Half-blooded (a.) Degenerate; mean.
Half-bred (a.) Half-blooded.
Half-bred (a.) Imperfectly acquainted with the rules of good-breeding; not well trained.
Half-breed (a.) Half-blooded.
Half-clammed (a.) Half-filled.
Half-cracked (a.) Half-demented; half-witted.
Half-decked (a.) Partially decked.
Halfen (a.) Wanting half its due qualities.
Half-faced (a.) Showing only part of the face; wretched looking; meager.
Half-hatched (a.) Imperfectly hatched; as, half-hatched eggs.
Half-heard (a.) Imperfectly or partly heard to the end.
Half-hearted (a.) Wanting in heart or spirit; ungenerous; unkind.
Half-hearted (a.) Lacking zeal or courage; lukewarm.
Half-hourly (a.) Done or happening at intervals of half an hour.
Half-learned (a.) Imperfectly learned.
Half-length (a.) Of half the whole or ordinary length, as a picture.
Half-read (a.) Informed by insufficient reading; superficial; shallow.
Half-sighted (a.) Seeing imperfectly; having weak discernment.
Half-strained (a.) Half-bred; imperfect.
Half-timbered (a.) Constructed of a timber frame, having the spaces filled in with masonry; -- said of buildings.
Halfway (a.) Equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway.
Half-witted (a.) Weak in intellect; silly.
Half-yearly (a.) Two in a year; semiannual. -- adv. Twice in a year; semiannually.
Halmas (a.) The feast of All Saints; Hallowmas.
Haliotoid (a.) Like or pertaining to the genus Haliotis; ear-shaped.
Halituous (a.) Produced by, or like, breath; vaporous.
Hallelujatic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, hallelujahs.
Hallucal (a.) Of or pertaining to the hallux.
Hallucinatory (a.) Partaking of, or tending to produce, hallucination.
Haloed (a.) Surrounded with a halo; invested with an ideal glory; glorified.
Halogenous (a.) Of the nature of a halogen.
Haloid (a.) Resembling salt; -- said of certain binary compounds consisting of a metal united to a negative element or radical, and now chiefly applied to the chlorides, bromides, iodides, and sometimes also to the fluorides and cyanides.
Halsening (a.) Sounding harshly in the throat; inharmonious; rough.
Halt (a.) Halting or stopping in walking; lame.
Halt (a.) To walk lamely; to limp.
Halt (a.) To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.
Halved (a.) Appearing as if one side, or one half, were cut away; dimidiate.
Hamate (a.) Hooked; bent at the end into a hook; hamous.
Hamated (a.) Hooked, or set with hooks; hamate.
Haitic (a.) Pertaining to Ham or his descendants.
Hammerable (a.) Capable of being formed or shaped by a hammer.
Hammer-dressed (a.) Having the surface roughly shaped or faced with the stonecutter's hammer; -- said of building stone.
Hammer-less (a.) Without a visible hammer; -- said of a gun having a cock or striker concealed from sight, and out of the way of an accidental touch.
Hamular (a.) Hooked; hooklike; hamate; as, the hamular process of the sphenoid bone.
Hamulate (a.) Furnished with a small hook; hook-shaped.
Hamulose (a.) Bearing a small hook at the end.
Handed (a.) With hands joined; hand in hand.
Handed (a.) Having a peculiar or characteristic hand.
Handfast (a.) Fast by contract; betrothed by joining hands.
Handleable (a.) Capable of being handled.
Handless (a.) Without a hand.
Handmade (a.) Manufactured by hand; as, handmade shoes.
Hand-tight (a.) As tight as can be made by the hand.
Hand-winged (a.) Having wings that are like hands in the structure and arrangement of their bones; -- said of bats. See Cheiroptera.
Hangdog (a.) Low; sneaking; ashamed.
Hanging (a.) Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
Hanging (a.) Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
Hanging (a.) Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
Hanoverian (a.) Of or pertaining to Hanover or its people, or to the House of Hanover in England.
Hanseatic (a.) Pertaining to the Hanse towns, or to their confederacy.
Hapless (a.) Without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy; as, hapless youth; hapless maid.
Haplostemonous (a.) Having but one series of stamens, and that equal in number to the proper number of petals; isostemonous.
Harangueful (a.) Full of harangue.
Harberous (a.) Harborous.
Harborless (a.) Without a harbor; shelterless.
Harborous (a.) Hospitable.
Hardened (a.) Made hard, or compact; made unfeeling or callous; made obstinate or obdurate; confirmed in error or vice.
Harderian (a.) A term applied to a lachrymal gland on the inner side of the orbit of many animals which have a third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate.
Hard-favored (a.) Hard-featured; ill-looking; as, Vulcan was hard-favored.
Hard-featured (a.) Having coarse, unattractive or stern features.
Hard-fisted (a.) Having hard or strong hands; as, a hard-fisted laborer.
Hard-fisted (a.) Close-fisted; covetous; niggardly.
Hard-handed (a.) Having hard hands, as a manual laborer.
Hard-headed (a.) Having sound judgment; sagacious; shrewd.
Hard-hearted (a.) Unsympathetic; inexorable; cruel; pitiless.
Hardish (a.) Somewhat hard.
Hard-labored (a.) Wrought with severe labor; elaborate; studied.
Hard-mouthed (a.) Not sensible to the bit; not easily governed; as, a hard-mouthed horse.
Hard-shell (a.) Unyielding; insensible to argument; uncompromising; strict.
Hardspun (a.) Firmly twisted in spinning.
Hard-visaged (a.) Of a harsh or stern countenance; hard-featured.
Hardy (a.) Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu?e; intrepid.
Hardy (a.) Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless.
Hardy (a.) Strong; firm; compact.
Hardy (a.) Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner.
Hardy (a.) Able to withstand the cold of winter.
Hare'brained' (a.) Wild; giddy; volatile; heedless.
Hare-hearted (a.) Timorous; timid; easily frightened.
Harengiform (a.) Herring-shaped.
Harish (a.) Like a hare.
Harlot (a.) Wanton; lewd; low; base.
Harmful (a.) Full of harm; injurious; hurtful; mischievous.
Harmless (a.) Free from harm; unhurt; as, to give bond to save another harmless.
Harmless (a.) Free from power or disposition to harm; innocent; inoffensive.
Harmonic (a.) Alt. of Harmonical
Harmonical (a.) Concordant; musical; consonant; as, harmonic sounds.
Harmonical (a.) Relating to harmony, -- as melodic relates to melody; harmonious; esp., relating to the accessory sounds or overtones which accompany the predominant and apparent single tone of any string or sonorous body.
Harmonical (a.) Having relations or properties bearing some resemblance to those of musical consonances; -- said of certain numbers, ratios, proportions, points,
Harmonious (a.) Adapted to each other; having parts proportioned to each other; symmetrical.
Harmonious (a.) Acting together to a common end; agreeing in action or feeling; living in peace and friendship; as, an harmonious family.
Harmonious (a.) Vocally or musically concordant; agreeably consonant; symphonious.
Harping (a.) Pertaining to the harp; as, harping symphonies.
Harsh (a.) Rough; disagreeable; grating
Harsh (a.) disagreeable to the touch.
Harsh (a.) disagreeable to the taste.
Harsh (a.) disagreeable to the ear.
Harsh (a.) Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.
Harsh (a.) Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.
Harvestless (a.) Without harvest; lacking in crops; barren.
Hastif (a.) Hasty.
Hastile (a.) Same as Hastate.
Hat (a.) Hot.
Hatable (a.) Capable of being, or deserving to be, hated; odious; detestable.
Hateful (a.) Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent.
Hateful (a.) Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust; odious.
Hatel (a.) Hateful; detestable.
Hatless (a.) Having no hat.
Hatted (a.) Covered with a hat.
Haught (a.) High; elevated; hence, haughty; proud.
Hault (a.) Lofty; haughty.
Haunched (a.) Having haunches.
Haunted (a.) Inhabited by, or subject to the visits of, apparitions; frequented by a ghost.
Haurient (a.) In pale, with the head in chief; -- said of the figure of a fish, as if rising for air.
Haustellate (a.) Provided with a haustellum, or sucking proboscis.
Haut (a.) Haughty.
Hautein (a.) Haughty; proud.
Hautein (a.) High; -- said of the voice or flight of birds.
Havana (a.) Of or pertaining to Havana, the capital of the island of Cuba; as, an Havana cigar
Havanese (a.) Of or pertaining to Havana, in Cuba.
Haveless (a.) Having little or nothing.
Haversian (a.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century.
Hawaiian (a.) Belonging to Hawaii or the Sandwich Islands, or to the people of Hawaii.
Hawked (a.) Curved like a hawk's bill; crooked.
Hawk-eyed (a.) Having a keen eye; sharpsighted; discerning.
Hawser-laid (a.) Made in the manner of a hawser. Cf. Cable-laid, and see Illust. of Cordage.
Haytian (a.) Of pertaining to Hayti.
Hazardable (a.) Liable to hazard or chance; uncertain; risky.
Hazardable (a.) Such as can be hazarded or risked.
Hazardous (a.) Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.
Hazel (a.) Consisting of hazels, or of the wood of the hazel; pertaining to, or derived from, the hazel; as, a hazel wand.
Hazel (a.) Of a light brown color, like the hazelnut.
Hazeless (a.) Destitute of haze.
Hazelly (a.) Of the color of the hazelnut; of a light brown.
Head (a.) Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head cook.
Headachy (a.) Afflicted with headache.
Headed (a.) Furnished with a head (commonly as denoting intellectual faculties); -- used in composition; as, clear-headed, long-headed, thick-headed; a many-headed monster.
Headed (a.) Formed into a head; as, a headed cabbage.
Headless (a.) Having no head; beheaded; as, a headless body, neck, or carcass.
Headless (a.) Destitute of a chief or leader.
Headless (a.) Destitute of understanding or prudence; foolish; rash; obstinate.
Headlong (a.) Rash; precipitate; as, headlong folly.
Headlong (a.) Steep; precipitous.
Head-lugged (a.) Lugged or dragged by the head.
Headmost (a.) Most advanced; most forward; as, the headmost ship in a fleet.
Headstrong (a.) Not easily restrained; ungovernable; obstinate; stubborn.
Headstrong (a.) Directed by ungovernable will, or proceeding from obstinacy.
Heady (a.) Willful; rash; precipitate; hurried on by will or passion; ungovernable.
Heady (a.) Apt to affect the head; intoxicating; strong.
Heady (a.) Violent; impetuous.
Healable (a.) Capable of being healed.
Healful (a.) Tending or serving to heal; healing.
Healing (a.) Tending to cure; soothing; mollifying; as, the healing art; a healing salve; healing words.
Healthful (a.) Full of health; free from illness or disease; well; whole; sound; healthy; as, a healthful body or mind; a healthful plant.
Healthful (a.) Serving to promote health of body or mind; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthful air, diet.
Healthful (a.) Indicating, characterized by, or resulting from, health or soundness; as, a healthful condition.
Healthful (a.) Well-disposed; favorable.
Healthsome (a.) Wholesome; salubrious.
Heapy (a.) Lying in heaps.
Hearselike (a.) Suitable to a funeral.
Heartbreaking (a.) Causing overpowering sorrow.
Heartbroken (a.) Overcome by crushing sorrow; deeply grieved.
Heartburned (a.) Having heartburn.
Heartburning (a.) Causing discontent.
Heartdear (a.) Sincerely beloved.
Heartdeep (a.) Rooted in the heart.
Heart-eating (a.) Preying on the heart.
Hearted (a.) Having a heart; having (such) a heart (regarded as the seat of the affections, disposition, or character).
Hearted (a.) Shaped like a heart; cordate.
Hearted (a.) Seated or laid up in the heart.
Heartfelt (a.) Hearty; sincere.
Heartless (a.) Without a heart.
Heartless (a.) Destitute of courage; spiritless; despodent.
Heartless (a.) Destitute of feeling or affection; unsympathetic; cruel.
Heartrending (a.) Causing intense grief; overpowering with anguish; very distressing.
Heart-robbing (a.) Depriving of thought; ecstatic.
Heart-robbing (a.) Stealing the heart or affections; winning.
Heartshaped (a.) Having the shape of a heart; cordate.
Heartsick (a.) Sick at heart; extremely depressed in spirits; very despondent.
Heartsome (a.) Merry; cheerful; lively.
Heartstricken (a.) Shocked; dismayed.
Heartstruck (a.) Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.
Heartstruck (a.) Shocked with pain, fear, or remorse; dismayed; heartstricken.
Heartswelling (a.) Rankling in, or swelling, the heart.
Heart-whole (a.) Having the heart or affections free; not in love.
Heart-whole (a.) With unbroken courage; undismayed.
Heart-whole (a.) Of a single and sincere heart.
Heart-wounded (a.) Wounded to the heart with love or grief.
Heartyhale (a.) Good for the heart.
Heathclad (a.) Clad or crowned with heath.
Heathen (a.) Gentile; pagan; as, a heathen author.
Heathen (a.) Barbarous; unenlightened; heathenish.
Heathen (a.) Irreligious; scoffing.
Heathenish (a.) Of or pertaining to the heathen; resembling or characteristic of heathens.
Heathenish (a.) Rude; uncivilized; savage; cruel.
Heathenish (a.) Irreligious; as, a heathenish way of living.
Heathery (a.) Heathy; abounding in heather; of the nature of heath.
Heathy (a.) Full of heath; abounding with heath; as, heathy land; heathy hills.
Heating (a.) That heats or imparts heat; promoting warmth or heat; exciting action; stimulating; as, heating medicines or applications.
Heatless (a.) Destitute of heat; cold.
Heavenly (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting heaven; celestial; not earthly; as, heavenly regions; heavenly music.
Heavenly (a.) Appropriate to heaven in character or happiness; perfect; pure; supremely blessed; as, a heavenly race; the heavenly, throng.
Heavenlyminded (a.) Having the thoughts and affections placed on, or suitable for, heaven and heavenly objects; devout; godly; pious.
Heavisome (a.) Heavy; dull.
Heavy (a.) Having the heaves.
Heavy-armed (a.) Wearing heavy or complete armor; carrying heavy arms.
Heavy-haded (a.) Clumsy; awkward.
Heavy-headed (a.) Dull; stupid.
Hebdomadal (a.) Alt. of Hebdomadary
Hebdomadary (a.) Consisting of seven days, or occurring at intervals of seven days; weekly.
Hebdomatical (a.) Weekly; hebdomadal.
Hebetate (a.) Obtuse; dull.
Hebetate (a.) Having a dull or blunt and soft point.
Hebete (a.) Dull; stupid.
Hebraic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hebrews, or to the language of the Hebrews.
Hebraistic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the Hebrew language or idiom.
Hebrew (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hebrews; as, the Hebrew language or rites.
Hebridean (a.) Alt. of Hebridian
Hebridian (a.) Of or pertaining to the islands called Hebrides, west of Scotland.
Hectic (a.) Habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush.
Hectic (a.) In a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient.
Hectocotylized (a.) Changed into a hectocotylus; having a hectocotylis.
Hectorly (a.) Resembling a hector; blustering; insolent; taunting.
Hederaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, ivy.
Hederal (a.) Of or pertaining to ivy.
Hederic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the ivy (Hedera); as, hederic acid, an acid of the acetylene series.
Hederiferous (a.) Producing ivy; ivy-bearing.
Hederose (a.) Pertaining to, or of, ivy; full of ivy.
Hedgeborn (a.) Born under a hedge; of low birth.
Hedgeless (a.) Having no hedge.
Hedonic (a.) Pertaining to pleasure.
Hedonic (a.) Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect.
Hedonistic (a.) Same as Hedonic, 2.
Heedful (a.) Full of heed; regarding with care; cautious; circumspect; attentive; vigilant.
Heedless (a.) Without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; unobservant.
Heedy (a.) Heedful.
Heelless (a.) Without a heel.
Hefty (a.) Moderately heavy.
Hegelian (a.) Pertaining to Hegelianism.
Hegemonic (a.) Alt. of Hegemonical
Hegemonical (a.) Leading; controlling; ruling; predominant.
Heinous (a.) Hateful; hatefully bad; flagrant; odious; atrocious; giving great great offense; -- applied to deeds or to character.
Heirless (a.) Destitute of an heir.
Heliac (a.) Heliacal.
Heliacal (a.) Emerging from the light of the sun, or passing into it; rising or setting at the same, or nearly the same, time as the sun.
Helianthoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Helianthoidea.
Helical (a.) Of or pertaining to, or in the form of, a helix; spiral; as, a helical staircase; a helical spring.
Heliciform (a.) Having the form of a helix; spiral.
Helicine (a.) Curled; spiral; helicoid; -- applied esp. to certain arteries of the penis.
Helicoid (a.) Spiral; curved, like the spire of a univalve shell.
Helicoid (a.) Shaped like a snail shell; pertaining to the Helicidae, or Snail family.
Helicoidal (a.) Same as Helicoid.
Heliconian (a.) Of or pertaining to Helicon.
Heliconian (a.) Like or pertaining to the butterflies of the genus Heliconius.
Heliocentric (a.) Alt. of Heliocentrical
Heliocentrical (a.) pertaining to the sun's center, or appearing to be seen from it; having, or relating to, the sun as a center; -- opposed to geocentrical.
Heliochromic (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, heliochromy.
Heliographic (a.) Of or pertaining to heliography or a heliograph; made by heliography.
Heliometric (a.) Alt. of Heliometrical
Heliometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to the heliometer, or to heliometry.
Heliotropic (a.) Manifesting heliotropism; turning toward the sun.
Heliotypic (a.) Relating to, or obtained by, heliotypy.
Helispheric (a.) Alt. of Helispherical
Helispherical (a.) Spiral.
Hellborn (a.) Born in or of hell.
Hellbred (a.) Produced in hell.
Hellbrewed (a.) Prepared in hell.
Helldoomed (a.) Doomed to hell.
Hellenian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or Greeks.
Hellenic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece; Greek; Grecian.
Hellenistic (a.) Alt. of Hellenistical
Hellenistical (a.) Pertaining to the Hellenists.
Hellespontine (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hellespont.
Hell-haunted (a.) Haunted by devils; hellish.
Hellish (a.) Of or pertaining to hell; like hell; infernal; malignant; wicked; detestable; diabolical.
Helly (a.) Hellish.
Helmed (a.) Covered with a helmet.
Helmeted (a.) Wearing a helmet; furnished with or having a helmet or helmet-shaped part; galeate.
Helmet-shaped (a.) Shaped like a helmet; galeate. See Illust. of Galeate.
Helminthic (a.) Of or relating to worms, or Helminthes; expelling worms.
Helminthoid (a.) Wormlike; vermiform.
Helminthologic (a.) Alt. of Helminthological
Helminthological (a.) Of or pertaining to helminthology.
Helmless (a.) Destitute of a helmet.
Helmless (a.) Without a helm or rudder.
Helpful (a.) Furnishing help; giving aid; assistant; useful; salutary.
Helpless (a.) Destitute of help or strength; unable to help or defend one's self; needing help; feeble; weak; as, a helpless infant.
Helpless (a.) Beyond help; irremediable.
Helpless (a.) Bringing no help; unaiding.
Helpless (a.) Unsupplied; destitute; -- with of.
Helvetian (a.) Same as Helvetic.
Helvetic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Helvetii, the ancient inhabitant of the Alps, now Switzerland, or to the modern states and inhabitant of the Alpine regions; as, the Helvetic confederacy; Helvetic states.
Hemal (a.) Relating to the blood or blood vessels; pertaining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the heart and great blood vessels; -- opposed to neural.
Hemathermal (a.) Warm-blooded; hematothermal.
Hematic (a.) Same as Haematic.
Hematinometric (a.) Relating to the measurement of the amount of hematin or hemoglobin contained in blood, or other fluids.
Hematitic (a.) Of or pertaining to hematite, or resembling it.
Hematoid (a.) Resembling blood.
Hematothermal (a.) Warm-blooded.
Hemerobid (a.) Of relating to the hemerobians.
Hemigamous (a.) Having one of the two florets in the same spikelet neuter, and the other unisexual, whether male or female; -- said of grasses.
Hemihedral (a.) Having half of the similar parts of a crystals, instead of all; consisting of half the planes which full symmetry would require, as when a cube has planes only on half of its eight solid angles, or one plane out of a pair on each of its edges; or as in the case of a tetrahedron, which is hemihedral to an octahedron, it being contained under four of the planes of an octahedron.
Hemiholohedral (a.) Presenting hemihedral forms, in which half the sectants have the full number of planes.
Hemimellitic (a.) Having half as many (three) carboxyl radicals as mellitic acid; -- said of an organic acid.
Hemimetabolic (a.) Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvae differing from the adults chiefly in laking wings, as in the grasshoppers and cockroaches.
Hemimorphic (a.) Having the two ends modified with unlike planes; -- said of a crystal.
Hemiorthotype (a.) Same as Monoclinic.
Hemipteral (a.) Alt. of Hemipterous
Hemipterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera.
Hemispheric (a.) Alt. of Hemispherical
Hemispherical (a.) Containing, or pertaining to, a hemisphere; as, a hemispheric figure or form; a hemispherical body.
Hemispheroidal (a.) Resembling, or approximating to, a hemisphere in form.
Hemistichal (a.) Pertaining to, or written in, hemistichs; also, by, or according to, hemistichs; as, a hemistichal division of a verse.
Hemitropal (a.) Alt. of Hemitropous
Hemitropous (a.) Turned half round; half inverted.
Hemitropous (a.) Having the raphe terminating about half way between the chalaza and the orifice; amphitropous; -- said of an ovule.
Hemitrope (a.) Half turned round; half inverted; (Crystallog.) having a twinned structure.
Hemorrhagic (a.) Pertaining or tending to a flux of blood; consisting in, or accompanied by, hemorrhage.
Hemorrhoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to the rectum; rectal; as, the hemorrhoidal arteries, veins, and nerves.
Hemostatic (a.) Of or relating to stagnation of the blood.
Hemostatic (a.) Serving to arrest hemorrhage; styptic.
Hempen (a.) Made of hemp; as, a hempen cord.
Hempen (a.) Like hemp.
Hempy (a.) Like hemp.
Hemstitched (a.) Having a broad hem separated from the body of the article by a
Hende (a.) Skillful; dexterous; clever.
Hende (a.) Friendly; civil; gentle; kind.
Hendecasyllabic (a.) Pertaining to a
Hendecatoic (a.) Undecylic; pertaining to, or derived from, hendecane; as, hendecatoic acid.
Hendy (a.) See Hende.
Hen-hearted (a.) Cowardly; timid; chicken-hearted.
Hennotannic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a brown resinous substance resembling tannin, and extracted from the henna plant; as, hennotannic acid.
Henotic (a.) Harmonizing; irenic.
Hepatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases.
Hepatic (a.) Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar.
Hepatic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepaticae, or scale mosses and liverworts.
Hepatical (a.) Hepatic.
Hepatocystic (a.) Of or pertaining to the liver and gall bladder; as, the hepatocystic ducts.
Hepatogastric (a.) See Gastrohepatic.
Hepatogenic (a.) Alt. of Hepatogenous
Hepatogenous (a.) Arising from the liver; due to a condition of the liver; as, hepatogenic jaundice.
Hepatorenal (a.) Of or pertaining to the liver and kidneys; as, the hepatorenal ligament.
Heppen (a.) Neat; fit; comfortable.
Heptagonal (a.) Having seven angles or sides.
Heptagynian (a.) Alt. of Heptagynous
Heptagynous (a.) Having seven pistils.
Heptamerous (a.) Consisting of seven parts, or having the parts in sets of sevens.
Heptandrian (a.) Alt. of Heptandrous
Heptandrous (a.) Having seven stamens.
Heptangular (a.) Having seven angles.
Heptaphyllous (a.) Having seven leaves.
Heptarchic (a.) Of or pertaining to a heptarchy; constituting or consisting of a heptarchy.
Heptaspermous (a.) Having seven seeds.
Heptavalent (a.) Having seven units of attractive force or affinity; -- said of heptad elements or radicals.
Heptoic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptane; as, heptoic acid.
Heptylic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptyl or heptane; as, heptylic alcohol. Cf. /nanthylic.
Heraldic (a.) Of or pertaining to heralds or heraldry; as, heraldic blazoning; heraldic language.
Herbaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to herbs; having the nature, texture, or characteristics, of an herb; as, herbaceous plants; an herbaceous stem.
Herbaged (a.) Covered with grass.
Herbal (a.) Of or pertaining to herbs.
Herbescent (a.) Growing into herbs.
Herbid (a.) Covered with herbs.
Herbiferous (a.) Bearing herbs or vegetation.
Herbivorous (a.) Eating plants; of or pertaining to the Herbivora.
Herbless (a.) Destitute of herbs or of vegetation.
Herbose (a.) Alt. of Herbous
Herbous (a.) Abounding with herbs.
Herby (a.) Having the nature of, pertaining to, or covered with, herbs or herbage.
Hercogamous (a.) Not capable of self-fertilization; -- said of hermaphrodite flowers in which some structural obstacle forbids autogamy.
Herculean (a.) Requiring the strength of Hercules; hence, very great, difficult, or dangerous; as, an Herculean task.
Herculean (a.) Having extraordinary strength or size; as, Herculean limbs.
Hercynian (a.) Of or pertaining to an extensive forest in Germany, of which there are still portions in Swabia and the Hartz mountains.
Herd (a.) Haired.
Hereditable (a.) Capable of being inherited. See Inheritable.
Hereditable (a.) Qualified to inherit; capable of inheriting.
Hereditary (a.) Descended, or capable of descending, from an ancestor to an heir at law; received or passing by inheritance, or that must pass by inheritance; as, an hereditary estate or crown.
Hereditary (a.) Transmitted, or capable of being transmitted, as a constitutional quality or condition from a parent to a child; as, hereditary pride, bravery, disease.
Heremitical (a.) Of or pertaining to a hermit; solitary; secluded from society.
Heren (a.) Made of hair.
Heretical (a.) Containing heresy; of the nature of, or characterized by, heresy.
Heriotable (a.) Subject to the payment of a heriot.
Heritable (a.) Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance; inheritable.
Heritable (a.) Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance.
Heritage (a.) That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.
Heritage (a.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.
Hermaphrodite (a.) Including, or being of, both sexes; as, an hermaphrodite animal or flower.
Hermaphroditic (a.) Alt. of Hermaphroditical
Hermaphroditical (a.) Partaking of the characteristics of both sexes; characterized by hermaphroditism.
Hermeneutic (a.) Alt. of Hermeneutical
Hermeneutical (a.) Unfolding the signification; of or pertaining to interpretation; exegetical; explanatory; as, hermeneutic theology, or the art of expounding the Scriptures; a hermeneutic phrase.
Hermetic (a.) Alt. of Hermetical
Hermetical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or taught by, Hermes Trismegistus; as, hermetic philosophy. Hence: Alchemical; chemic.
Hermetical (a.) Of or pertaining to the system which explains the causes of diseases and the operations of medicine on the principles of the hermetic philosophy, and which made much use, as a remedy, of an alkali and an acid; as, hermetic medicine.
Hermetical (a.) Made perfectly close or air-tight by fusion, so that no gas or spirit can enter or escape; as, an hermetic seal. See Note under Hermetically.
Hermitical (a.) Pertaining to, or suited for, a hermit.
Hernial (a.) Of, or connected with, hernia.
Heroic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor.
Heroic (a.) Worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises.
Heroic (a.) Larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human figure.
Heroical (a.) Heroic.
Heroicomic (a.) Alt. of Heroicomical
Heroicomical (a.) Combining the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting high burlesque; as, a heroicomic poem.
Herpetic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the herpes; partaking of the nature of herpes; as, herpetic eruptions.
Herpetologic (a.) Alt. of Herpetological
Herpetological (a.) Pertaining to herpetology.
Herringbone (a.) Pertaining to, or like, the spine of a herring; especially, characterized by an arrangement of work in rows of parallel
Herschelian (a.) Of or relating to Sir William Herschel; as, the Herschelian telescope.
Hesitant (a.) Not prompt in deciding or acting; hesitating.
Hesitant (a.) Unready in speech.
Hesitative (a.) Showing, or characterized by, hesitation.
Hesitatory (a.) Hesitating.
Hesperian (a.) Western; being in the west; occidental.
Hesperian (a.) Of or pertaining to a family of butterflies called Hesperidae, or skippers.
Hessian (a.) Of or relating to Hesse, in Germany, or to the Hessians.
Hestern (a.) Alt. of Hesternal
Hesternal (a.) Pertaining to yesterday. [Obs.] See Yester, a.
Heteracanth (a.) Having the spines of the dorsal fin unsymmetrical, or thickened alternately on the right and left sides.
Heterocarpous (a.) Characterized by heterocarpism.
Hetercephalous (a.) Bearing two kinds of heads or capitula; -- said of certain composite plants.
Heterocercal (a.) Having the vertebral column evidently continued into the upper lobe of the tail, which is usually longer than the lower one, as in sharks.
Heterochromous (a.) Having the central florets of a flower head of a different color from those of the circumference.
Heteroclite (a.) Deviating from ordinary forms or rules; irregular; anomalous; abnormal.
Heteroclitic (a.) Alt. of Heteroclitical
Heteroclitical (a.) Deviating from ordinary forms or rules; irregular; anomalous; abnormal.
Heteroclitous (a.) Heteroclitic.
Heterodactyl (a.) Heterodactylous.
Heterodactylous (a.) Having the first and second toes turned backward, as in the trogons.
Heterodont (a.) Having the teeth differentiated into incisors, canines, and molars, as in man; -- opposed to homodont.
Heterodox (a.) Contrary to, or differing from, some acknowledged standard, as the Bible, the creed of a church, the decree of a council, and the like; not orthodox; heretical; -- said of opinions, doctrines, books, etc., esp. upon theological subjects.
Heterodox (a.) Holding heterodox opinions, or doctrines not orthodox; heretical; -- said of persons.
Heterodoxal (a.) Not orthodox.
Heterodromous (a.) Having spirals of changing direction.
Heterodromous (a.) Moving in opposite directions; -- said of a lever, pulley, etc., in which the resistance and the actuating force are on opposite sides of the fulcrum or axis.
Heterogamous (a.) The condition of having two or more kinds of flowers which differ in regard to stamens and pistils, as in the aster.
Heterogamous (a.) Characterized by heterogamy.
Heterogangliate (a.) Having the ganglia of the nervous system unsymmetrically arranged; -- said of certain invertebrate animals.
Heterogene (a.) Heterogenous.
Heterogeneal (a.) Heterogeneous.
Heterogeneous (a.) Differing in kind; having unlike qualities; possessed of different characteristics; dissimilar; -- opposed to homogeneous, and said of two or more connected objects, or of a conglomerate mass, considered in respect to the parts of which it is made up.
Heterogenetic (a.) Relating to heterogenesis; as, heterogenetic transformations.
Heterogenous (a.) Of or pertaining to heterogenesis; heterogenetic.
Heterogonous (a.) Characterized by heterogony.
Heterographic (a.) Employing the same letters to represent different sounds in different words or syllables; -- said of methods of spelling; as, the ordinary English orthography is heterographic.
Heterogynous (a.) Having females very unlike the males in form and structure; -- as certain insects, the males of which are winged, and the females wingless.
Heterologous (a.) Characterized by heterology; consisting of different elements, or of like elements in different proportions; different; -- opposed to homologous; as, heterologous organs.
Heteromerous (a.) Unrelated in chemical composition, though similar or indentical in certain other respects; as, borax and augite are homoemorphous, but heteromerous.
Heteromerous (a.) With the parts not corresponding in number.
Heteromerous (a.) Having the femoral artery developed as the principal artery of the leg; -- said of certain birds, as the cotingas and pipras.
Heteromerous (a.) Having five tarsal joints in the anterior and middle legs, but only four in the posterior pair, as the blister beetles and oil beetles.
Heteromorphic (a.) Deviating from the normal, perfect, or mature form; having different forms at different stages of existence, or in different individuals of the same species; -- applied especially to insects in which there is a wide difference of form between the larva and the adult, and to plants having more than one form of flower.
Heteromorphous (a.) Heteromorphic.
Heteronomous (a.) Subject to the law of another.
Heteronymous (a.) Having different names or designations; standing in opposite relations.
Heteroousian (a.) Having different essential qualities; of a different nature.
Heteroousious (a.) See Heteroousian.
Heteropathic (a.) Of or pertaining to the method of heteropathy; allopathic.
Heteropelmous (a.) Having each of the two flexor tendons of the toes bifid, the branches of one going to the first and second toes; those of the other, to the third and fourth toes. See Illust. in Append.
Heterophyllous (a.) Having leaves of more than one shape on the same plant.
Heteroplastic (a.) Producing a different type of organism; developing into a different form of tissue, as cartilage which develops into bone.
Heteropod (a.) Heteropodous.
Heteropodous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Heteropoda.
Heterosporic (a.) Alt. of Heterosporous
Heterosporous (a.) Producing two kinds of spores unlike each other.
Heterostyled (a.) Having styles of two or more distinct forms or lengths.
Heterotactous (a.) Relating to, or characterized by, heterotaxy.
Heterotropal (a.) Alt. of Heterotropous
Heterotropous (a.) Having the embryo or ovule oblique or transverse to the funiculus; amphitropous.
Heuristic (a.) Serving to discover or find out.
Hewn (a.) Felled, cut, or shaped as with an ax; roughly squared; as, a house built of hewn logs.
Hewn (a.) Roughly dressed as with a hammer; as, hewn stone.
Hexabasic (a.) Having six hydrogen atoms or six radicals capable of being replaced or saturated by bases; -- said of acids; as, mellitic acid is hexabasic.
Hexacapsular (a.) Having six capsules or seed vessels.
Hexacid (a.) Having six atoms or radicals capable of being replaced by acids; hexatomic; hexavalent; -- said of bases; as, mannite is a hexacid base.
Hexactinellid (a.) Having six-rayed spicules; belonging to the Hexactinellinae.
Hexadactylous (a.) Having six fingers or toes.
Hexagonal (a.) Having six sides and six angles; six-sided.
Hexagynian (a.) Alt. of Hexagynous
Hexagynous (a.) Having six pistils.
Hexahedral (a.) In the form of a hexahedron; having six sides or faces.
Hexamerous (a.) In six parts; in sixes.
Hexameter (a.) Having six metrical feet, especially dactyls and spondees.
Hexametric (a.) Alt. of Hexametrical
Hexametrical (a.) Consisting of six metrical feet.
Hexandrian (a.) Alt. of Hex-androus
Hex-androus (a.) Having six stamens.
Hexangular (a.) Having six angles or corners.
Hexapetalous (a.) Having six petals.
Hexaphyllous (a.) Having six leaves or leaflets.
Hexapod (a.) Having six feet.
Hexapodous (a.) Having six feet; belonging to the Hexapoda.
Hexapterous (a.) Having six processes.
Hexastyle (a.) Having six columns in front; -- said of a portico or temple.
Hexatomic (a.) Having six atoms in the molecule.
Hexatomic (a.) Having six replaceable radicals.
Hexdecylic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexdecyl or hecdecane; as, hexdecylic alcohol.
Hexoic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexane; as, hexoic acid.
Hexylic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexyl or hexane; as, hexylic alcohol.
Hey (a.) High.
Heyh (a.) Alt. of Heygh
Heygh (a.) High.
Hibernal (a.) Belonging or relating to winter; wintry; winterish.
Hibernian (a.) Of or pertaining to Hibernia, now Ireland; Irish.
Hidebound (a.) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; -- said of an animal.
Hidebound (a.) Having the bark so close and constricting that it impedes the growth; -- said of trees.
Hidebound (a.) Untractable; bigoted; obstinately and blindly or stupidly conservative.
Hidebound (a.) Niggardly; penurious.
Hideous (a.) Frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; dreadful to behold; as, a hideous monster; hideous looks.
Hideous (a.) Distressing or offensive to the ear; exciting terror or dismay; as, a hideous noise.
Hideous (a.) Hateful; shocking.
Hierarchal (a.) Alt. of Hierarchic
Hierarchic (a.) Pertaining to a hierarch.
Hierarchical (a.) Pertaining to a hierarchy.
Hieratic (a.) Consecrated to sacred uses; sacerdotal; pertaining to priests.
Hieroglyph (a.) Alt. of Hieroglyphic
Hieroglyphic (a.) A sacred character; a character in picture writing, as of the ancient Egyptians, Mexicans, etc. Specifically, in the plural, the picture writing of the ancient Egyptian priests. It is made up of three, or, as some say, four classes of characters: first, the hieroglyphic proper, or figurative, in which the representation of the object conveys the idea of the object itself; second, the ideographic, consisting of symbols representing ideas, not sounds, as an ostrich feather i>
Hieroglyphic (a.) Any character or figure which has, or is supposed to have, a hidden or mysterious significance; hence, any unintelligible or illegible character or mark.
Hieroglyphic (a.) Alt. of Hieroglyphical
Hieroglyphical (a.) Emblematic; expressive of some meaning by characters, pictures, or figures; as, hieroglyphic writing; a hieroglyphic obelisk.
Hieroglyphical (a.) Resembling hieroglyphics; not decipherable.
Hierogrammatic (a.) Written in, or pertaining to, hierograms; expressive of sacred writing.
Hierographic (a.) Alt. of Hierographical
Hierographical (a.) Of or pertaining to sacred writing.
Hierologic (a.) Alt. of Hierological
Hierological (a.) Pertaining to hierology.
Hierophantic (a.) Of or relating to hierophants or their teachings.
High-blown (a.) Inflated, as with conceit.
Highborn (a.) Of noble birth.
High-bred (a.) Bred in high life; of pure blood.
High-built (a.) Of lofty structure; tall.
High-church (a.) Of or pertaining to, or favoring, the party called the High Church, or their doctrines or policy. See High Church, under High, a.
High-colored (a.) Having a strong, deep, or glaring color; flushed.
High-colored (a.) Vivid; strong or forcible in representation; hence, exaggerated; as, high-colored description.
High-embowed (a.) Having lofty arches.
Highering (a.) Rising higher; ascending.
High-fed (a.) Pampered; fed luxuriously.
High-finished (a.) Finished with great care; polished.
High-flown (a.) Elevated; proud.
High-flown (a.) Turgid; extravagant; bombastic; inflated; as, high-flown language.
High-flushed (a.) Elated.
Highflying (a.) Extravagant in opinions or ambition.
High-handed (a.) Overbearing; oppressive; arbitrary; violent; as, a high-handed act.
High-hearted (a.) Full of courage or nobleness; high-souled.
High-mettled (a.) Having abundance of mettle; ardent; full of fire; as, a high-mettled steed.
High-minded (a.) Proud; arrogant.
High-minded (a.) Having, or characterized by, honorable pride; of or pertaining to elevated principles and feelings; magnanimous; -- opposed to mean.
Highmost (a.) Highest.
High-palmed (a.) Having high antlers; bearing full-grown antlers aloft.
High-pressure (a.) Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; -- said of steam, air, water, etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc.
High-pressure (a.) Fig.: Urgent; intense; as, a high-pressure business or social life.
High-principled (a.) Possessed of noble or honorable principles.
High-proof (a.) Highly rectified; very strongly alcoholic; as, high-proof spirits.
High-proof (a.) So as to stand any test.
High-raised (a.) Elevated; raised aloft; upreared.
High-raised (a.) Elated with great ideas or hopes.
High-reaching (a.) Reaching high or upward; hence, ambitious; aspiring.
High-red (a.) Of a strong red color.
High-seasoned (a.) Enriched with spice and condiments; hence, exciting; piquant.
High-sighted (a.) Looking upward; supercilious.
High-souled (a.) Having a high or noble spirit; honorable.
High-sounding (a.) Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.
High-spirited (a.) Full of spirit or natural fire; haughty; courageous; impetuous; not brooking restraint or opposition.
High-stomached (a.) Having a lofty spirit; haughty.
High-strung (a.) Strung to a high pitch; spirited; sensitive; as, a high-strung horse.
High-swelling (a.) Inflated; boastful.
High-toned (a.) High in tone or sound.
High-toned (a.) Elevated; high-principled; honorable.
Highty-tighty (a.) Hoity-toity.
High-wrought (a.) Wrought with fine art or skill; elaborate.
High-wrought (a.) Worked up, or swollen, to a high degree; as, a highwrought passion.
Hilal (a.) Of or pertaining to a hilum.
Hilar (a.) Belonging to the hilum.
Hilarious (a.) Mirthful; noisy; merry.
Hilding (a.) Base; spiritless.
Hilly (a.) Abounding with hills; uneven in surface; as, a hilly country.
Hilly (a.) Lofty; as, hilly empire.
Hilted (a.) Having a hilt; -- used in composition; as, basket-hilted, cross-hilted.
Himalayan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Himalayas, the great mountain chain in Hindostan.
Himyaric (a.) Alt. of Himyaritic
Himyaritic (a.) Pertaining to Himyar, an ancient king of Yemen, in Arabia, or to his successors or people; as, the Himjaritic characters, language, etc.; applied esp. to certain ancient inscriptions showing the primitive type of the oldest form of the Arabic, still spoken in Southern Arabia.
Hind (a.) In the rear; -- opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part which leads or is before; as, the hind legs or hind feet of a quadruped; the hind man in a procession.
Hinder (a.) Of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear, or which follows; as, the hinder part of a wagon; the hinder parts of a horse.
Hinder (a.) To keep back or behind; to prevent from starting or moving forward; to check; to retard; to obstruct; to bring to a full stop; -- often followed by from; as, an accident hindered the coach; drought hinders the growth of plants; to hinder me from going.
Hinder (a.) To prevent or embarrass; to debar; to shut out.
Hinderest (a.) Hindermost; -- superl. of Hind, a.
Hinderling (a.) A worthless, base, degenerate person or animal.
Hindermost (a.) Alt. of Hindmost
Hindmost (a.) Furthest in or toward the rear; last.
Hindoostanee (a.) Alt. of Hindustani
Hindustani (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hindoos or their language.
Hinged (a.) Furnished with hinges.
Hingeless (a.) Without a hinge or joint.
Hiphalt (a.) Lame in the hip.
Hipped (a.) Alt. of Hippish
Hippish (a.) Somewhat hypochondriac; melancholy. See Hyppish.
Hippocampal (a.) Of or pertaining to the hippocampus.
Hippocratic (a.) Of or pertaining to Hippocrates, or to his teachings.
Hippocrepiform (a.) Shaped like a horseshoe.
Hippophagous (a.) Feeding on horseflesh; -- said of certain nomadic tribes, as the Tartars.
Hippuric (a.) Obtained from the urine of horses; as, hippuric acid.
Hip-roofed (a.) Having a hip roof.
Hipshot (a.) Having the hip dislocated; hence, having one hip lower than the other.
Hircic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, mutton suet; -- applied by Chevreul to an oily acid which was obtained from mutton suet, and to which he attributed the peculiar taste and smell of that substance. The substance has also been called hircin.
Hircine (a.) Alt. of Hircinous
Hircinous (a.) Goatlike; of or pertaining to a goat or the goats.
Hircinous (a.) Of a strong goatish smell.
Hireless (a.) Without hire.
Hireling (a.) Serving for hire or wages; venal; mercenary.
Hirsute (a.) Rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy.
Hirsute (a.) Rough and coarse; boorish.
Hirsute (a.) Pubescent with coarse or stiff hairs.
Hirsute (a.) Covered with hairlike feathers, as the feet of certain birds.
Hirtellous (a.) Pubescent with minute and somewhat rigid hairs.
Hirudine (a.) Of or pertaining to the leeches.
Hirundine (a.) Like or pertaining to the swallows.
Hispanic (a.) Of or pertaining to Spain or its language; as, Hispanic words.
Hispid (a.) Rough with bristles or minute spines.
Hispid (a.) Beset with stiff hairs or bristles.
Hispidulous (a.) Minutely hispid.
Histogenetic (a.) Tissue-producing; connected with the formation and development of the organic tissues.
Histographical (a.) Of or pertaining to histography.
Histoid (a.) Resembling the normal tissues; as, histoid tumors.
Histologic (a.) Alt. of Histological
Histological (a.) Pertaining to histology, or to the microscopic structure of the tissues of living organisms.
Histolytic (a.) Of or pertaining to histolysis, or the degeneration of tissues.
Historial (a.) Historical.
Historic (a.) Alt. of Historical
Historical (a.) Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page.
Historied (a.) Related in history.
Histrionic (a.) Alt. of Histrionical
Histrionical (a.) Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical; -- sometimes in a bad sense.
Hither (a.) Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; -- correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill.
Hither (a.) Applied to time: On the hither side of, younger than; of fewer years than.
Hithermost (a.) Nearest on this side.
Hiveless (a.) Destitute of a hive.
Hoar (a.) White, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs.
Hoar (a.) Gray or white with age; hoary.
Hoar (a.) Musty; moldy; stale.
Hoared (a.) Moldy; musty.
Hoary (a.) White or whitish.
Hoary (a.) White or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs.
Hoary (a.) remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity.
Hoary (a.) Moldy; mossy; musty.
Hoary (a.) Of a pale silvery gray.
Hoary (a.) Covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent.
Hobbly (a.) Rough; uneven; causing one to hobble; as a hobbly road.
Hobnailed (a.) See with hobnails, as a shoe.
Hoddengray (a.) Applied to coarse cloth made of undyed wool, formerly worn by Scotch peasants.
Hodiern (a.) Alt. of Hodiernal
Hodiernal (a.) Of this day; belonging to the present day.
Hoful (a.) Careful; wary.
Hogged (a.) Broken or strained so as to have an upward curve between the ends. See Hog, v. i.
Hoggish (a.) Swinish; gluttonous; filthy; selfish.
Hoiden (a.) Rustic; rude; bold.
Hoidenish (a.) Like, or appropriate to, a hoiden.
Hoity-toity (a.) Thoughtless; giddy; flighty; also, haughty; patronizing; as, to be in hoity-toity spirits, or to assume hoity-toity airs; used also as an exclamation, denoting surprise or disapprobation, with some degree of contempt.
Hol (a.) Whole.
Holaspidean (a.) Having a single series of large scutes on the posterior side of the tarsus; -- said of certain birds.
Hole (a.) Whole.
Holethnic (a.) Of or pertaining to a holethnos or parent race.
Holiday (a.) Of or pertaining to a festival; cheerful; joyous; gay.
Holiday (a.) Occurring rarely; adapted for a special occasion.
Hollandish (a.) Relating to Holland; Dutch.
Hollow (a.) Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere.
Hollow (a.) Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.
Hollow (a.) Reverberated from a cavity, or resembling such a sound; deep; muffled; as, a hollow roar.
Hollow (a.) Not sincere or faithful; false; deceitful; not sound; as, a hollow heart; a hollow friend.
Hollow-hearted (a.) Insincere; deceitful; not sound and true; having a cavity or decayed spot within.
Hollow-horned (a.) Having permanent horns with a bony core, as cattle.
Holoblastic (a.) Undergoing complete segmentation; composed entirely of germinal matter, the whole of the yolk undergoing fission; -- opposed to meroblastic.
Holocryptic (a.) Wholly or completely concealing; incapable of being deciphered.
Holographic (a.) Of the nature of a holograph; pertaining to holographs.
Holohedral (a.) Having all the planes required by complete symmetry, -- in opposition to hemihedral.
Holohemihedral (a.) Presenting hemihedral forms, in which all the sectants have halt the whole number of planes.
Holometabolic (a.) Having a complete metamorphosis;-said of certain insects, as the butterflies and bees.
Holophanerous (a.) Same as Holometabolic.
Holophotal (a.) Causing no loss of light; -- applied to reflectors which throw back the rays of light without perceptible loss.
Holophrastic (a.) Expressing a phrase or sentence in a single word, -- as is the case in the aboriginal languages of America.
Holophytic (a.) Wholly or distinctively vegetable.
Holorhinal (a.) Having the nasal bones contiguous.
Holostean (a.) Pertaining to the Holostei.
Holosteric (a.) Wholly solid; -- said of a barometer constructed of solid materials to show the variations of atmospheric pressure without the use of liquids, as the aneroid.
Holostomate (a.) Same as Holostomatous.
Holostomatous (a.) Having an entire aperture; -- said of many univalve shells.
Holothurian (a.) Belonging to the Holothurioidea.
Holsom (a.) Wholesome.
Holstered (a.) Bearing holsters.
Holwe (a.) Hollow.
Homacanth (a.) Having the dorsal fin spines symmetrical, and in the same
Homageable (a.) Subject to homage.
Homalographic (a.) Same as Homolographic.
Homaloid (a.) Alt. of Homaloidal
Homaloidal (a.) Flat; even; -- a term applied to surfaces and to spaces, whether real or imagined, in which the definitions, axioms, and postulates of Euclid respecting parallel straight
Homaxonial (a.) Relating to that kind of homology or symmetry, the mathematical conception of organic form, in which all axes are equal. See under Promorphology.
Home (a.) Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
Home (a.) Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
Homeborn (a.) Native; indigenous; not foreign.
Homeborn (a.) Of or pertaining to the home or family.
Home-bound (a.) Kept at home.
Home-bred (a.) Bred at home; domestic; not foreign.
Home-bred (a.) Not polished; rude; uncultivated.
Home-driven (a.) Driven to the end, as a nail; driven close.
Home-dwelling (a.) Keeping at home.
Home-felt (a.) Felt in one's own breast; inward; private.
Home-keeping (a.) Staying at home; not gadding.
Homeless (a.) Destitute of a home.
Homelike (a.) Like a home; comfortable; cheerful; cozy; friendly.
Homemade (a.) Made at home; of domestic manufacture; made either in a private family or in one's own country.
Homeopathic (a.) Of or pertaining to homeopathy; according to the principles of homeopathy.
Homeric (a.) Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.
Homesick (a.) Pining for home; in a nostalgic condition.
Homespun (a.) Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture; coarse; plain.
Homespun (a.) Plain in manner or style; not elegant; rude; coarse.
Homeward (a.) Being in the direction of home; as, the homeward way.
Homicidal (a.) Pertaining to homicide; tending to homicide; murderous.
Homiform (a.) In human form.
Homiletic (a.) Alt. of Homiletical
Homiletical (a.) Of or pertaining to familiar intercourse; social; affable; conversable; companionable.
Homiletical (a.) Of or pertaining to homiletics; hortatory.
Homing (a.) Home-returning; -- used specifically of carrier pigeons.
Homish (a.) Like a home or a home circle.
Hommocky (a.) Filled with hommocks; piled in the form of hommocks; -- said of ice.
Homocategoric (a.) Belonging to the same category of individuality; -- a morphological term applied to organisms so related.
Homocentric (a.) Having the same center.
Homocercal (a.) Having the tail nearly or quite symmetrical, the vertebral column terminating near its base; -- opposed to heterocercal.
Homochromous (a.) Having all the florets in the same flower head of the same color.
Homodemic (a.) A morphological term signifying development, in the case of multicellular organisms, from the same unit deme or unit of the inferior orders of individuality.
Homodermic (a.) Relating to homodermy; originating from the same germ layer.
Homodont (a.) Having all the teeth similar in front, as in the porpoises; -- opposed to heterodont.
Homodromal (a.) Alt. of Homodromous
Homodromous (a.) Running in the same direction; -- said of stems twining round a support, or of the spiral succession of leaves on stems and their branches.
Homodromous (a.) Moving in the same direction; -- said of a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.
Homodynamic (a.) Homodynamous.
Homodynamous (a.) Pertaining to, or involving, homodynamy; as, successive or homodynamous parts in plants and animals.
Homoeomeric (a.) Alt. of Homoeomerical
Homoeomerical (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, sameness of parts; receiving or advocating the doctrine of homogeneity of elements or first principles.
Homoeomerous (a.) Having the main artery of the leg parallel with the sciatic nerve; -- said of certain birds.
Homoeomorphous (a.) Manifesting homoeomorphism.
Homoeothermal (a.) See Homoiothermal.
Homoeozoic (a.) Pertaining to, or including, similar forms or kinds of life; as, homoeozoic belts on the earth's surface.
Homogamous (a.) Having all the flowers alike; -- said of such composite plants as Eupatorium, and the thistels.
Homogangliate (a.) Having the ganglia of the nervous system symmetrically arranged, as in certain invertebrates; -- opposed to heterogangliate.
Homogene (a.) Homogeneous.
Homogeneal (a.) Homogeneous.
Homogeneous (a.) Of the same kind of nature; consisting of similar parts, or of elements of the like nature; -- opposed to heterogeneous; as, homogeneous particles, elements, or principles; homogeneous bodies.
Homogeneous (a.) Possessing the same number of factors of a given kind; as, a homogeneous polynomial.
Homogenetic (a.) Homogenous; -- applied to that class of homologies which arise from similarity of structure, and which are taken as evidences of common ancestry.
Homogenous (a.) Having a resemblance in structure, due to descent from a common progenitor with subsequent modification; homogenetic; -- applied both to animals and plants. See Homoplastic.
Homogonous (a.) Having all the flowers of a plant alike in respect to the stamens and pistils.
Homographic (a.) Employing a single and separate character to represent each sound; -- said of certain methods of spelling words.
Homographic (a.) Possessing the property of homography.
Homoiothermal (a.) Maintaining a uniform temperature; haematothermal; homothermic; -- applied to warm-bodied animals, because they maintain a nearly uniform temperature in spite of the great variations in the surrounding air; in distinct from the cold-blooded (poikilothermal) animals, whose body temperature follows the variations in temperature of the surrounding medium.
Homoiousian (a.) Of or pertaining to Homoiousians, or their belief.
Homological (a.) Pertaining to homology; having a structural affinity proceeding from, or base upon, that kind of relation termed homology.
Homologinic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, homology; as, homologinic qualities, or differences.
Homologous (a.) Having the same relative position, proportion, value, or structure.
Homologous (a.) Corresponding in relative position and proportion.
Homologous (a.) Having the same relative proportion or value, as the two antecedents or the two consequents of a proportion.
Homologous (a.) Characterized by homology; belonging to the same type or series; corresponding in composition and properties. See Homology, 3.
Homologous (a.) Being of the same typical structure; having like relations to a fundamental type to structure; as, those bones in the hand of man and the fore foot of a horse are homologous that correspond in their structural relations, that is, in their relations to the type structure of the fore limb in vertebrates.
Homolographic (a.) Preserving the mutual relations of parts, especially as to size and form; maintaining relative proportion.
Homomallous (a.) Uniformly bending or curving to one side; -- said of leaves which grow on several sides of a stem.
Homomorphic (a.) Alt. of Homomorphous
Homomorphous (a.) Characterized by homomorphism.
Homonomous (a.) Of or pertaining to homonomy.
Homonymous (a.) Having the same name or designation; standing in the same relation; -- opposed to heteronymous.
Homonymous (a.) Having the same name or designation, but different meaning or relation; hence, equivocal; ambiguous.
Homoousian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Homoousians, or to the doctrines they held.
Homophonic (a.) Alt. of Homophonous
Homophonous (a.) Originally, sounding alike; of the same pitch; unisonous; monodic.
Homophonous (a.) Now used for plain harmony, note against note, as opposed to polyphonic harmony, in which the several parts move independently, each with its own melody.
Homophonous (a.) Expressing the same sound by a different combination of letters; as, bay and bey.
Homophylic (a.) Relating to homophily.
Homoplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to homoplasty; as, homoplasticorgans; homoplastic forms.
Homopolic (a.) In promorphology, pertaining to or exhibiting that kind of organic form, in which the stereometric ground form is a pyramid, with similar poles. See Promorphology.
Homopterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Homoptera.
Homostyled (a.) Having only one form of pistils; -- said of the flowers of some plants.
Homosystemic (a.) Developing, in the case of multicellular organisms, from the same embryonic systems into which the secondary unit (gastrula or plant enbryo) differentiates.
Homotaxial (a.) Alt. of Homotaxic
Homotaxic (a.) Relating to homotaxis.
Homothermic (a.) Alt. of Homothermous
Homothermous (a.) Warm-blooded; homoiothermal; haematothermal.
Homotonous (a.) Of the same tenor or tone; equable; without variation.
Homotropal (a.) Alt. of Homotropous
Homotropous (a.) Turned in the same direction with something else.
Homotropous (a.) Having the radicle of the seed directed towards the hilum.
Homotypal (a.) Of the same type of structure; pertaining to a homotype; as, homotypal parts.
Homotypic (a.) Alt. of Homotypical
Homotypical (a.) Same as Homotypal.
Honest (a.) Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.
Honest (a.) Characterized by integrity or fairness and straight/forwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc.; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; -- said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession.
Honest (a.) Open; frank; as, an honest countenance.
Honest (a.) Chaste; faithful; virtuous.
Honest (a.) To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.
Honesty (a.) Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency.
Honesty (a.) The quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile.
Honesty (a.) Chastity; modesty.
Honesty (a.) Satin flower; the name of two cruciferous herbs having large flat pods, the round shining partitions of which are more beautiful than the blossom; -- called also lunary and moonwort. Lunaria biennis is common honesty; L. rediva is perennial honesty.
Honeycombed (a.) Formed or perforated like a honeycomb.
Honeyed (a.) Covered with honey.
Honeyed (a.) Sweet, as, honeyed words.
Honeyless (a.) Destitute of honey.
Honey-mouthed (a.) Soft to sweet in speech; persuasive.
Honeysuckled (a.) Covered with honeysuckles.
Honey-sweet (a.) Sweet as honey.
Honey-tongued (a.) Sweet speaking; persuasive; seductive.
Honied (a.) See Honeyed.
Honorable (a.) Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious.
Honorable (a.) High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation.
Honorable (a.) Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.
Honorable (a.) Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds.
Honorable (a.) Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude.
Honorable (a.) Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial.
Honorable (a.) Of reputable association or use; respectable.
Honorable (a.) An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman.
Honorarium (a.) Alt. of Honorary
Honorary (a.) A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars.
Honorary (a.) An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful to assign a fixed business price.
Honorary (a.) Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services.
Honorary (a.) Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree.
Honorary (a.) Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a society.
Honorific (a.) Conferring honor; tending to honor.
Honorless (a.) Destitute of honor; not honored.
Hooded (a.) Covered with a hood.
Hooded (a.) Furnished with a hood or something like a hood.
Hooded (a.) Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip.
Hooded (a.) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds.
Hooded (a.) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake.
Hoodless (a.) Having no hood.
Hoofbound (a.) Having a dry and contracted hoof, which occasions pain and lameness.
Hoofed (a.) Furnished with hoofs.
Hoofless (a.) Destitute of hoofs.
Hook-billed (a.) Having a strongly curved bill.
Hooked (a.) Having the form of a hook; curvated; as, the hooked bill of a bird.
Hooked (a.) Provided with a hook or hooks.
Hook-nosed (a.) Having a hooked or aqui
Hooky (a.) Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.
Hool (a.) Whole.
Hooven (a.) Alt. of Hoven
Hoven (a.) Affected with hoove; as, hooven, or hoven, cattle.
Hopeful (a.) Full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inc
Hopeful (a.) Having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect.
Hopeless (a.) Destitute of hope; having no expectation of good; despairing.
Hopeless (a.) Giving no ground of hope; promising nothing desirable; desperate; as, a hopeless cause.
Hopeless (a.) Unhoped for; despaired of.
Hoppestere (a.) An unexplained epithet used by Chaucer in reference to ships. By some it is defined as "dancing (on the wave)"; by others as "opposing," "warlike."
Horal (a.) Of or pertaining to an hour, or to hours.
Horary (a.) Of or pertaining to an hour; noting the hours.
Horary (a.) Occurring once an hour; continuing an hour; hourly; ephemeral.
Horatian (a.) Of or pertaining to Horace, the Latin poet, or resembling his style.
Hordeic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, barley; as, hordeic acid, an acid identical or isomeric with lauric acid.
Hore (a.) Hoar.
Horizontal (a.) Pertaining to, or near, the horizon.
Horizontal (a.) Parallel to the horizon; on a level; as, a horizontal
Horizontal (a.) Measured or contained in a plane of the horizon; as, horizontal distance.
Hornblendic (a.) Composed largely of hornblende; resembling or relating to hornblende.
Horned (a.) Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn.
Hornfoot (a.) Having hoofs; hoofed.
Hornish (a.) Somewhat like horn; hard.
Hornless (a.) Having no horn.
Horn-mad (a.) Quite mad; -- raving crazy.
Horny-handed (a.) Having the hands horny and callous from labor.
Horological (a.) Relating to a horologe, or to horology.
Horologiographic (a.) Of or pertaining to horologiography.
Horometrical (a.) Belonging to horometry.
Horopteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the horopter.
Horrendous (a.) Fearful; frightful.
Horrent (a.) Standing erect, as bristles; covered with bristling points; bristled; bristling.
Horrible (a.) Exciting, or tending to excite, horror or fear; dreadful; terrible; shocking; hideous; as, a horrible sight; a horrible story; a horrible murder.
Horrid (a.) Rough; rugged; bristling.
Horrid (a.) Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking; hence, very offensive.
Horrific (a.) Causing horror; frightful.
Horrisonant (a.) Horrisonous.
Horrisonous (a.) Sounding dreadfully; uttering a terrible sound.
Horror-sticken (a.) Struck with horror; horrified.
Horror-struck (a.) Horror-stricken; horrified.
Horse (a.) A breastband for a leadsman.
Horse (a.) An iron bar for a sheet traveler to slide upon.
Horse (a.) A jackstay.
Horsly (a.) Horselike.
Horsy (a.) Pertaining to, or suggestive of, a horse, or of horse racing; as, horsy manners; garments of fantastically horsy fashions.
Hortative (a.) Giving exhortation; advisory; exhortative.
Hortatory (a.) Giving exhortation or advise; encouraging; exhortatory; inciting; as, a hortatory speech.
Hortensial (a.) Fit for a garden.
Horticultural (a.) Of or pertaining to horticulture, or the culture of gardens or orchards.
Hortulan (a.) Belonging to a garden.
Hospitable (a.) Receiving and entertaining strangers or guests with kindness and without reward; kind to strangers and guests; characterized by hospitality.
Hospitable (a.) Proceeding from or indicating kindness and generosity to guests and strangers; as, hospitable rites.
Hospital (a.) Hospitable.
Hostile (a.) Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly; as, a hostile force; hostile intentions; a hostile country; hostile to a sudden change.
Hostless (a.) Inhospitable.
Hot-blooded (a.) Having hot blood; excitable; high-spirited; irritable; ardent; passionate.
Hot-brained (a.) Ardent in temper; violent; rash; impetuous; as, hot-brained youth.
Hot-headed (a.) Fiery; violent; rash; hasty; impetuous; vehement.
Hot-livered (a.) Of an excitable or irritable temperament; irascible.
Hotly (a.) In a hot or fiery manner; ardently; vehemently; violently; hastily; as, a hotly pursued.
Hotly (a.) In a lustful manner; lustfully.
Hot-mouthed (a.) Headstrong.
Hotpressed (a.) Pressed while heat is applied. See Hotpress, v. t.
Hot-short (a.) More or less brittle when heated; as, hot-short iron.
Hot-spirited (a.) Having a fiery spirit; hot-headed.
Hotspur (a.) Alt. of Hotspurred
Hotspurred (a.) Violent; impetuous; headstrong.
Hourly (a.) Happening or done every hour; occurring hour by hour; frequent; often repeated; renewed hour by hour; continual.
Household (a.) Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs.
Housekeeping (a.) Domestic; used in a family; as, housekeeping commodities.
Houseless (a.) Destitute of the shelter of a house; shelterless; homeless; as, a houseless wanderer.
Houseling (a.) Same as Housling.
Housewifely (a.) Pertaining or appropriate to a housewife; domestic; economical; prudent.
Housling (a.) Sacramental; as, housling fire.
Hoven (a.) Affected with the disease called hoove; as, hoven cattle.
Hubby (a.) Full of hubs or protuberances; as, a road that has been frozen while muddy is hubby.
Huckle-backed (a.) Round-shoulded.
Hudibrastic (a.) Similar to, or in the style of, the poem "Hudibras," by Samuel Butler; in the style of doggerel verse.
Hudsonian (a.) Of or pertaining to Hudson's Bay or to the Hudson River; as, the Hudsonian curlew.
Hued (a.) Having color; -- usually in composition; as, bright-hued; many-hued.
Hueless (a.) Destitute of color.
Huffcap (a.) Blustering; swaggering.
Huffish (a.) Disposed to be blustering or arrogant; petulant.
Huffy (a.) Puffed up; as, huffy bread.
Huffy (a.) Characterized by arrogance or petulance; easily offended.
Hugger-mugger (a.) Secret; clandestine; sly.
Hugger-mugger (a.) Confused; disorderly; slovenly; mean; as, hugger-mugger doings.
Hugy (a.) Vast.
Hulchy (a.) Swollen; gibbous.
Hulking (a.) Alt. of Hulky
Hulky (a.) Bulky; unwiedly.
Hulled (a.) Deprived of the hulls.
Hully (a.) Having or containing hulls.
Human (a.) Belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human sacrifices.
Humanate (a.) Indued with humanity.
Humane (a.) Pertaining to man; human.
Humane (a.) Having the feelings and inclinations creditable to man; having a disposition to treat other human beings or animals with kindness; kind; benevolent.
Humane (a.) Humanizing; exalting; tending to refine.
Humanistic (a.) Of or pertaining to humanity; as, humanistic devotion.
Humanistic (a.) Pertaining to polite kiterature.
Humanitarian (a.) Pertaining to humanitarians, or to humanitarianism; as, a humanitarian view of Christ's nature.
Humanitarian (a.) Content with right affections and actions toward man; ethical, as distinguished from religious; believing in the perfectibility of man's nature without supernatural aid.
Humanitarian (a.) Benevolent; philanthropic.
Humble (a.) Hornless. See Hummel.
Humdrum (a.) Monotonous; dull; commonplace.
Humectant (a.) Diluent.
Humective (a.) Tending to moisten.
Humeral (a.) Of or pertaining to the humerus, or upper part of the arm; brachial.
Humic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, vegetable mold; as, humic acid. See Humin.
Humid (a.) Containing sensible moisture; damp; moist; as, a humidair or atmosphere; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor.
Humifuse (a.) Spread over the surface of the ground; procumbent.
Humiliant (a.) Humiliating; humbling.
Hummel (a.) Having no awns or no horns; as, hummelcorn; a hummel cow.
Humming (a.) Emitting a murmuring sound; droning; murmuring; buzzing.
Hummocky (a.) Abounding in hummocks.
Humoral (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the humors; as, a humoral fever.
Humoristic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a humorist.
Humorless (a.) Destitute of humor.
Humorous (a.) Moist; humid; watery.
Humorous (a.) Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.
Humorous (a.) Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.
Humorsome (a.) Moody; whimsical; capricious.
Humorsome (a.) Jocose; witty; humorous.
Humpbacked (a.) Having a humped back.
Humped (a.) Having a hump, as the back.
Humpless (a.) Without a hump.
Hump-shouldered (a.) Having high, hunched shoulders.
Humpy (a.) Full of humps or bunches; covered with protuberances; humped.
Hunchbacked (a.) Having a humped back.
Hundred (a.) Ten times ten; five score; as, a hundred dollars.
Hundredth (a.) Coming last of a hundred successive individuals or units.
Hundredth (a.) Forming one of a hundred equal parts into which anything is divided; the tenth of a tenth.
Hungarian (a.) Of or pertaining to Hungary or to the people of Hungary.
Hunger-bit (a.) Alt. of Hunger-bitten
Hunger-bitten (a.) Pinched or weakened by hunger.
Hungered (a.) Hungry; pinched for food.
Hungerly (a.) Wanting food; starved.
Hungred (a.) Hungered; hungry.
Hunterian (a.) Discovered or described by John Hunter, an English surgeon; as, the Hunterian chancre. See Chancre.
Huronian (a.) Of or pertaining to certain non-fossiliferous rocks on the borders of Lake Huron, which are supposed to correspond in time to the latter part of the Archaean age.
Hurried (a.) Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed; as, a hurried writer; a hurried life.
Hurried (a.) Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried job.
Hurtful (a.) Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury; as, hurtful words or conduct.
Hurtless (a.) Doing no injury; harmless; also, unhurt; without injury or harm.
Husbandable (a.) Capable of being husbanded, or managed with economy.
Husbandless (a.) Destitute of a husband.
Husbandly (a.) Frugal; thrifty.
Hush (a.) Silent; quiet.
Husked (a.) Covered with a husk.
Husked (a.) Stripped of husks; deprived of husks.
Husky (a.) Rough in tone; harsh; hoarse; raucous; as, a husky voice.
Huswifely (a.) Like a huswife; capable; economical; prudent.
Huttonian (a.) Relating to what is now called the Plutonic theory of the earth, first advanced by Dr. James Hutton.
Huyghenian (a.) Pertaining to, or invented by, Christian Huyghens, a Dutch astronomer of the seventeenth century; as, the Huyghenian telescope.
Hy (a.) High.
Hyacinthian (a.) Hyacinthine.
Hyacinthine (a.) Belonging to the hyacinth; resemblingthe hyacinth; in color like the hyacinth.
Hyaloid (a.) Resembling glass; vitriform; transparent; hya
Hyblaean (a.) Pertaining to Hybla, an ancient town of Sicily, famous for its bees.
Hybodont (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an extinct genus of sharks (Hybodus), especially in the form of the teeth, which consist of a principal median cone with smaller lateral ones.
Hybrid (a.) Produced from the mixture of two species; as, plants of hybrid nature.
Hybridizable (a.) Capable of forming a hybrid, or of being subjected to a hybridizing process; capable of producing a hybrid by union with another species or stock.
Hybridous (a.) Same as Hybrid.
Hydantoic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hydantoin. See Glycoluric.
Hydatiform (a.) Resembling a hydatid.
Hydatoid (a.) Resembling water; watery; aqueous; hyaloid.
Hydracrylic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an isomeric variety of lastic acid that breaks down into acrylic acid and water.
Hydragogue (a.) Causing a discharge of water; expelling serum effused into any part of the body, as in dropsy.
Hydrargyrate (a.) Of or pertaining to mercury; containing, or impregnated with, mercury.
Hydra-tainted (a.) Dipped in the gall of the fabulous hydra; poisonous; deadly.
Hydrated (a.) Formed into a hydrate; combined with water.
Hydraulic (a.) Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock, crane, or dock.
Hydraulical (a.) Hydraulic.
Hydrencephsloid (a.) Same as Hydrocephaloid.
Hydric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen; as, hydric oxide.
Hydriform (a.) Having the form or structure of a hydra.
Hydriodic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hydrogen and iodine; -- said of an acid produced by the combination of these elements.
Hydrobromic (a.) Composed of hydrogen and bromine; as, hydrobromic acid.
Hydrocarbonaceous (a.) Of the nature, or containing, hydrocarbons.
Hydrocephalic (a.) Relating to, or connected with, hydrocephalus, or dropsy of the brain.
Hydrocephaloid (a.) Resembling hydrocephalus.
Hydrocephalous (a.) Having hydrocephalus.
Hydrochloric (a.) Pertaining to, or compounded of, chlorine and hydrogen gas; as, hydrochloric acid; chlorhydric.
Hydrocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from the combination of, hydrogen and cyanogen.
Hydrodynamic (a.) Alt. of Hydrodynamical
Hydrodynamical (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the dynamical action of water of a liquid; of or pertaining to water power.
Hydro-electric (a.) Pertaining to, employed in, or produced by, the evolution of electricity by means of a battery in which water or steam is used.
Hydroferrocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, or obtained from, hydrogen, ferrous iron, and cyanogen; as, hydroferrocyanic acid. See Ferrocyanic.
Hydrofluoric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen and fluorine; fluohydric; as, hydrofluoric acid.
Hydrofluosilicic (a.) Pertaining to, or denoting, a compound consisting of a double fluoride of hydrogen and silicon; silicofluoric. See Silicofluoric.
Hydrogalvanic (a.) Pertaining to, produced by, or consisting of, electricity evolved by the action or use of fluids; as, hydrogalvanic currents.
Hydrogenous (a.) Of or pertaining to hydrogen; containing hydrogen.
Hydrographic (a.) Alt. of Hydrographical
Hydrographical (a.) Of or relating to hydrography.
Hydroid (a.) Related to, or resembling, the hydra; of or pertaining to the Hydroidea.
Hydrokinetic (a.) Of or pertaining to the motions of fluids, or the forces which produce or affect such motions; -- opposed to hydrostatic.
Hydrological (a.) Of or pertaining to hydrology.
Hydrolytic (a.) Tending to remove or separate water; eliminating water.
Hydromantic (a.) Of or pertaining to divination by water.
Hydromellonic (a.) See Cyamellone.
Hydrometallurgical (a.) Of or pertaining to hydrometallurgy; involving the use of liquid reagents in the treatment or reduction of ores.
Hydrometeorological (a.) Of or pertaining to hydrometeorology, or to rain, clouds, storms, etc.
Hydrometric (a.) Alt. of Hydrometrical
Hydrometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to an hydrometer, or to the determination of the specific gravity of fluids.
Hydrometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to measurement of the velocity, discharge, etc., of running water.
Hydrometrical (a.) Made by means of an hydrometer; as, hydrometric observations.
Hydropathic (a.) Alt. of Hydropathical
Hydropathical (a.) Of or pertaining to hydropathy.
Hydrophanous (a.) Made transparent by immersion in water.
Hydrophobic (a.) Of or pertaining to hydrophobia; producing or caused by rabies; as, hydrophobic symptoms; the hydrophobic poison.
Hydropic (a.) Alt. of Hydropical
Hydropical (a.) Dropsical, or resembling dropsy.
Hydropneumatic (a.) Pertaining to, or depending upon, both liquid and gaseous substances; as, hydropneumatic apparatus for collecting gases over water or other liquids.
Hydrosorbic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from sorbic acid when this takes up hydrogen; as, hydrosorbic acid.
Hydrostatic (a.) Alt. of Hydrostatical
Hydrostatical (a.) Of or relating to hydrostatics; pertaining to, or in accordance with, the principles of the equilibrium of fluids.
Hydrosulphureted (a.) Combined with hydrogen sulphide.
Hydrosulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hydrogen and sulphur; as, hydrosulphuric acid, a designation applied to the solution of hydrogen sulphide in water.
Hydrosulphurous (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the reduction of sulphurous acid. See Hyposulphurous acid, under Hyposulphurous.
Hydrotelluric (a.) Formed by hydrogen and tellurium; as, hydrotelluric acid, or hydrogen telluride.
Hydrothermal (a.) Of or pertaining to hot water; -- used esp. with reference to the action of heated waters in dissolving, redepositing, and otherwise producing mineral changes within the crust of the globe.
Hydrotic (a.) Causing a discharge of water or phlegm.
Hydrotical (a.) Hydrotic.
Hydrotropic (a.) Turning or bending towards moisture, as roots.
Hydrous (a.) Containing water; watery.
Hydrous (a.) Containing water of hydration or crystallization.
Hydroxanthic (a.) Persulphocyanic.
Hydrozoal (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hydrozoa.
Hyemal (a.) Belonging to winter; done in winter.
Hyetal (a.) Of or pertaining to rain; descriptive of the distribution of rain, or of rainy regions.
Hyetographic (a.) Of or pertaining to to hyetography.
Hygeian (a.) Relating to Hygeia, the goddess of health; of or pertaining to health, or its preservation.
Hygienic (a.) Of or pertaining to health or hygiene; sanitary.
Hygrometric (a.) Alt. of Hygrometrical
Hygrometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to hygrometry; made with, or according to, the hygrometer; as, hygrometric observations.
Hygrometrical (a.) Readily absorbing and retaining moisture; as, hygrometric substances, like potash.
Hygrophanous (a.) Having such a structure as to be diaphanous when moist, and opaque when dry.
Hygrophthalmic (a.) Serving to moisten the eye; -- sometimes applied to the lachrymal ducts.
Hygroscopic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or indicated by, the hygroscope; not readily manifest to the senses, but capable of detection by the hygroscope; as, glass is often covered with a film of hygroscopic moisture.
Hygroscopic (a.) Having the property of readily inbibing moisture from the atmosphere, or of the becoming coated with a thin film of moisture, as glass, etc.
Hylarchical (a.) Presiding over matter.
Hylic (a.) Of or pertaining to matter; material; corporeal; as, hylic influences.
Hylophagous (a.) Eating green shoots, as certain insects do.
Hylozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to hylozoism.
Hymenopteral (a.) Alt. of Hymenopterous
Hymenopterous (a.) Like, or characteristic of, the Hymenoptera; pertaining to the Hymenoptera.
Hymnic (a.) Relating to hymns, or sacred lyrics.
Hymning (a.) Praising with hymns; singing.
Hyndreste (a.) See Hinderest.
Hyoglossal (a.) Pertaining to or connecting the tongue and hyodean arch; as, the hyoglossal membrane.
Hyoglossal (a.) Of or pertaining to the hyoglossus muscle.
Hyoid (a.) Having the form of an arch, or of the Greek letter upsilon [/].
Hyoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the bony or cartilaginous arch which supports the tongue. Sometimes applied to the tongue itself.
Hyoideal (a.) Alt. of Hyoidean
Hyoidean (a.) Same as Hyoid, a.
Hyomandibular (a.) Pertaining both to the hyoidean arch and the mandible or lower jaw; as, the hyomandibular bone or cartilage, a segment of the hyoid arch which connects the lower jaw with the skull in fishes.
Hyomental (a.) Between the hyoid bone and the lower jaw, pertaining to them; suprahyoid; submaxillary; as, the hyomental region of the front of the neck.
Hyosternal (a.) Between the hyoid bone and the sternum, or pertaining to them; infrahyoid; as, the hyosternal region of the neck.
Hyosternal (a.) Pertaining to the hyosternum of turtles.
Hyostylic (a.) Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals; -- said of the skull.
Hypaethral (a.) Alt. of Hypethral
Hypethral (a.) Exposed to the air; wanting a roof; -- applied to a building or part of a building.
Hyparterial (a.) Situated below an artery; applied esp. to the branches of the bronchi given off below the point where the pulmonary artery crosses the bronchus.
Hypaxial (a.) Beneath the axis of the skeleton; subvertebral; hyposkeletal.
Hyperbatic (a.) Of or pertaining to an hyperbaton; transposed; inverted.
Hyperbolic (a.) Alt. of Hyperbolical
Hyperbolical (a.) Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.
Hyperbolical (a.) Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth; as, an hyperbolical expression.
Hyperboliform (a.) Having the form, or nearly the form, of an hyperbola.
Hyperboloid (a.) Having some property that belongs to an hyperboloid or hyperbola.
Hyperborean (a.) Of or pertaining to the region beyond the North wind, or to its inhabitants.
Hyperborean (a.) Northern; belonging to, or inhabiting, a region in very far north; most northern; hence, very cold; fright, as, a hyperborean coast or atmosphere.
Hypercarbureted (a.) Having an excessive proportion of carbonic acid; -- said of bicarbonates or acid carbonates.
Hypercatalectic (a.) Having a syllable or two beyond measure; as, a hypercatalectic verse.
Hyperchloric (a.) See Perchloric.
Hypercritic (a.) Hypercritical.
Hypercritical (a.) Over critical; unreasonably or unjustly critical; carping; captious.
Hypercritical (a.) Excessively nice or exact.
Hyperdicrotic (a.) Excessive dicrotic; as, a hyperdicrotic pulse.
Hyperdicrotous (a.) Hyperdicrotic.
Hyperkinetic (a.) Of or pertaining to hyperkinesis.
Hypermetrical (a.) Having a redundant syllable; exceeding the common measure.
Hyperorganic (a.) Higher than, or beyond the sphere of, the organic.
Hyperoxygenated (a.) Alt. of Hyperoxygenized
Hyperoxygenized (a.) Combined with a relatively large amount of oxygen; -- said of higher oxides.
Hyperoxymuriatic (a.) Perchloric; as, hyperoxymuriatic acid.
Hyperphysical (a.) Above or transcending physical laws; supernatural.
Hyperplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to hyperplasia.
Hyperplastic (a.) Tending to excess of formative action.
Hypersthenic (a.) Composed of, or containing, hypersthene.
Hyperthetical (a.) Exaggerated; excessive; hyperbolical.
Hypertrophic (a.) Alt. of Hypertrophical
Hypertrophical (a.) Of or pertaining to hypertrophy; affected with, or tending to, hypertrophy.
Hypertrophied (a.) Excessively developed; characterized by hypertrophy.
Hyphenated (a.) United by hyphens; hyphened; as, a hyphenated or hyphened word.
Hypidiomorphic (a.) Partly idiomorphic; -- said of rock a portion only of whose constituents have a distinct crystal
Hypnagogic (a.) Leading to sleep; -- applied to the illusions of one who is half asleep.
Hypnogenic (a.) Relating to the production of hypnotic sleep; as, the so-called hypnogenic pressure points, pressure upon which is said to cause an attack of hypnotic sleep.
Hypnotic (a.) Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific.
Hypnotic (a.) Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism; liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition.
Hypoarian (a.) Of or pertaining to a hypoarion.
Hypoblastic (a.) Relating to, or connected with, the hypoblast; as, the hypoic sac.
Hypobranchial (a.) Pertaining to the segment between the basibranchial and the ceratobranchial in a branchial arch.
Hypocarpogean (a.) Producing fruit below the ground.
Hypochlorous (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds.
Hypochondriac (a.) Of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac regions.
Hypochondriac (a.) Affected, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis.
Hypochondriacal (a.) Same as Hypochondriac, 2.
Hypocoristic (a.) Endearing; diminutive; as, the hypocoristic form of a name.
Hypocrateriform (a.) hypocraterimorphous; salver-shaped.
Hypocraterimorphous (a.) Salver-shaped; having a slender tube, expanding suddenly above into a bowl-shaped or spreading border, as in the blossom of the phlox and the lilac.
Hypocritic (a.) See Hypocritical.
Hypocritical (a.) Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy; as, a hypocriticalperson; a hypocritical look; a hypocritical action.
Hypodermatic (a.) Hypodermic.
Hypodermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the parts under the skin.
Hypodicrotic (a.) Alt. of Hypodicrotous
Hypodicrotous (a.) Exhibiting retarded dicrotism; as, a hypodicrotic pulse curve.
Hypogaeic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the peanut, or earthnut (Arachis hypogaea).
Hypogastric (a.) Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium or the hypogastric region.
Hypogean (a.) Hypogeous.
Hypogene (a.) Formed or crystallized at depths the earth's surface; -- said of granite, gneiss, and other rocks, whose crystallization is believed of have taken place beneath a great thickness of overlying rocks. Opposed to epigene.
Hypogeous (a.) Growing under ground; remaining under ground; ripening its fruit under ground.
Hypoglossal (a.) Under the tongue; -- applied esp., in the higher vertebrates, to the twelfth or last pair of cranial nerves, which are distributed to the base of the tongue.
Hypognatous (a.) Having the maxilla, or lower jaw, longer than the upper, as in the skimmer.
Hypogynous (a.) Inserted below the pistil or pistils; -- said of sepals, petals, and stamens; having the sepals, petals, and stamens inserted below the pistil; -- said of a flower or a plant.
Hypohyal (a.) Pertaining to one or more small elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes, between the caratohyal and urohyal.
Hyponastic (a.) Exhibiting a downward convexity caused by unequal growth. Cf. Epinastic.
Hyponitrous (a.) Containing or derived from nitrogen having a lower valence than in nitrous compounds.
Hypophosphoric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, or containing, phosphorus in a lower state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds; as, hypophosphoric acid.
Hypophosphorous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus in a lower state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds; as, hypophosphorous acid.
Hypophyllous (a.) Being or growing on the under side of a leaf, as the fruit dots of ferns.
Hypophysial (a.) Of or pertaining to the hypophysis; pituitary.
Hyposkeletal (a.) Beneath the endoskeleton; hypaxial; as, the hyposkeletal muscles; -- opposed to episkeletal.
Hypostatic (a.) Alt. of Hypostatical
Hypostatical (a.) Relating to hypostasis, or substance; hence, constitutive, or elementary.
Hypostatical (a.) Personal, or distinctly personal; relating to the divine hypostases, or substances.
Hypostatical (a.) Depending upon, or due to, deposition or setting; as, hypostatic cognestion, cognestion due to setting of blood by gravitation.
Hypostyle (a.) Resting upon columns; constructed by means of columns; -- especially applied to the great hall at Karnak.
Hyposulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur in a lower state of oxidation than in the sulphuric compounds; as, hyposulphuric acid.
Hyposulphurous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation.
Hypothenal (a.) Alt. of Hypothenar
Hypothenar (a.) Of or pertaining to the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger, or a corresponding part in the forefoot of an animal; as, the hypothenar eminence.
Hypothenusal (a.) Of or pertaining to hypothenuse.
Hypothetic (a.) Alt. of Hypothetical
Hypothetical (a.) Characterized by, or of the nature of, an hypothesis; conditional; assumed without proof, for the purpose of reasoning and deducing proof, or of accounting for some fact or phenomenon.
Hypozoic (a.) Anterior in age to the lowest rocks which contain organic remains.
Hyppish (a.) Affected with hypochondria; hypped.
Hypsiloid (a.) Resembling the Greek letter / in form; hyoid.
Hypsometric (a.) Alt. of Hypsometrical
Hypsometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to hypsometry.
Hypural (a.) Under the tail; -- applied to the bones which support the caudal fin rays in most fishes.
Hyracoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hyracoidea.
Hyrcanian (a.) Alt. of Hyrcan
Hyrcan (a.) Of or pertaining to Hyrcania, an ancient country or province of Asia, southeast of the Caspian (which was also called the Hyrcanian) Sea.
Hysteranthous (a.) Having the leaves expand after the flowers have opened.
Hysteric (a.) Alt. of Hysterical
Hysterical (a.) Of or pertaining to hysteria; affected, or troubled, with hysterics; convulsive, fitful.
Hysterogenic (a.) Producing hysteria; as, the hysterogenicpressure points on the surface of the body, pressure upon which is said both to produce and arrest an attack of hysteria.
Hystricine (a.) Like or pertaining to the porcupines.
Hystricomorphous (a.) Like, or allied to, the porcupines; -- said of a group (Hystricomorpha) of rodents.
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