Tetric

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tetric Forward; perverse; harsh; sour; rugged.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tetric Froward; perverse; harsh; sour; crabbed.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. tetricus, taetricus, from teter, taeter, offensive, foul

Usage

In literature:

Her youthful days are over, and her face hath become wrinkled and tetric.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
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