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blood·y

 (blŭd′ē)
adj. blood·i·er, blood·i·est
1. Stained with blood.
2. Of, characteristic of, or containing blood.
3. Accompanied by or giving rise to bloodshed: a bloody fight.
4. Bloodthirsty.
5. Suggesting the color of blood; blood-red.
6. Chiefly British Slang Used as an intensive: "Everyone wants to have a convict in his bloody family tree" (Robert Hughes).
adv.
Chiefly British Slang Used as an intensive: bloody well right.
tr.v. blood·ied, blood·y·ing, blood·ies
1. To stain, spot, or color with or as if with blood.
2. To make bleed, as by injuring or wounding: The troops were bloodied in the skirmish.

blood′i·ly adv.
blood′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodiness - the state of being bloody
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
2.bloodiness - a disposition to shed blood
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
Translations

bloodiness

[ˈblʌdɪnɪs] N (lit) → lo sangriento
the bloodiness of his deedsel carácter sangriento de sus actos

bloodiness

n
(of sight, war etc)Blutigkeit f
(inf, = horribleness) → Grässlichkeit f, → Abscheulichkeit f
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