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1. flatulence

noun. a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal.

Synonyms

  • gas
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state
  • flatulency

Antonyms

  • hypothermia
  • anestrus
  • hyperpigmentation
  • impotency

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • flatulent (English)

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2. flatulence

noun. pompously embellished language.

Synonyms

  • prolixness
  • long-windedness
  • wordiness
  • turgidness
  • windiness
  • prolixity

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • concise
  • hyperthermia
  • hypopigmentation

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • flatulent (English)

Sentences with flatulence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Drinking less beer slowly can give your body more time to break down the beer before it builds up to critical levels and is released elsewhere in the form of flatulence.

2. Verb, base form
The American Cancer Society says that if you don't eat frequently enough as a colostomy bag user, the stomach will become full of air, leading to flatulence 1.

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