Synonyms of turgid in English:

turgid


See definition of turgid

adjective

1‘his turgid prose’

SYNONYMS

bombastic, pompous, overblown, overripe, inflated, high-flown, affected, pretentious, grandiose, florid, flowery, ornate, magniloquent, grandiloquent, rhetorical, oratorical, orotund

stodgy, ponderous, laboured, strained, stilted

informal highfalutin, purple, windy

rare tumid, euphuistic, fustian, sesquipedalian, Ossianic

ANTONYMS

simple, plain

2‘a turgid and fast-moving river’

SYNONYMS

swollen, congested

in spate, in flood