Lurid is an adjective which when used portrays shock or disgust. gruesome, horrible, revolting. Shining in a bright and unpleasant way.
- The ‘lurid’ words that were coming out of his mouth astonished those that surrounded him.
- ‘Lurid’ details are given to us about the wars and conflicts that are going on around the world.
- She stood in front of a ‘Lurid’ fire, thinking about her life and where it is leading her.