Thesaurus

distended

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of distended

  1. enlarged beyond normal from internal pressure bees with abdomens distended with honey are less apt to sting Synonyms of distended blown, bloated, overinflated, puffed, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid, varicose (also varicosed)Words Related to distended ballooned, blown up, expanded; bulging, dilated, protuberant; ventricose; ballooning, dilating, turgescentNear Antonyms of distended collapsed, deflated, detumescent



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up distended? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to provide what is needed to exist

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!