from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Discolored, as from a bruise; black-and-blue.
- adj. Ashen or pallid: a face livid with shock.
- adj. Extremely angry; furious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Furiously angry.
- adj. Having a dark, bluish appearance.
- adj. Pallid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Black and blue; grayish blue; of a lead color; discolored, as flesh may be from a contusion.
- adj. Extremely angry; enraged; infuriated.
- adj. Pallid; ashen; -- of the skin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Black and blue,like a contusion.
- In zoology, pale purplish-brown, more or less translucent, resembling the color of a bruised surface of flesh.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
- adj. furiously angry
- adj. anemic looking from illness or emotion
- adj. (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity
The word livid has so long been associated with anger that it has lost its coloration and now means “infuriated.”
Another thing that makes me crazy and livid is the workshop teachers who pass themselves off as professionals and experts when really they've never worked in the field they're teaching about.
Whereas a Formula 1 car can crash at high speed, leaving the driver uninjured but out of the race, a cyclist who falls from his bike during a stage will almost certainly just get on a fresh bike, covered in livid cuts and bruises.
One woman who attended, recalling a livid protester with a gun stuck into his belt, said it crossed her mind that Faku might be shot.
I'm livid, which is the only reason I'd talk about it.
The callers were "livid," said Flattery, who has sent the medals to the FBI in Detroit.
Armstrong himself said the group was "livid" with the lengthy seventh stage Friday that concluded with a dangerous and steep descent through the rain.
Lord Mandelson was reportedly 'livid' at Gordon's handiwork.
His father has said he is "livid" with Ricks, who had been a trusted teacher and friend.
The e-mails also indicate that President George W. Bush's White House counsel, Harriet Miers, hadn't been informed of the tapes 'destruction and was "livid" to find out later.