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Pustulous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pustulous Resembling, or covered with, pustules; pustulate; pustular.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pustulous Full of or covered with pustules; resembling a pustule or pustules; pustular.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Pustulous covered with pustules
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pustulosus, fr. pustula, a pustule: cf. F. pustuleux,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. pustula, a pimple.

Usage

In literature:

The pustules had invaded the whole of the face, so that each touched its neighbor.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
Thomas Paine's face is red-pustuled, 'but the eyes uncommonly bright.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
It appears on the nipples of the cows in the form of irregular pustules.
"A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
The ground looked as if covered with large pustules.
"In Search of the Castaways" by Jules Verne
There are facts to show that flies may be the means of communicating malignant pustules.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
I toyed with my goblet, momentarily tempted to fling its contents in his pustuled face, and risk the consequences.
"The Strolling Saint" by Raphael Sabatini
Little red spots were produced on the tender skin of the arm, which appeared as if they would have formed watery pustules, but did not.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
There are facts to show that flies may be the means of communicating malignant pustules.
"Andersonville, Volume 3" by John McElroy
The blood was coagulated and on the upper lip he found a circle of small pustules.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Here and there, on its surface, bubbles of surge, like pustules, gathered and then burst.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
There is no doubt a living germ in vaccine lymph and in the virus from smallpox pustules, but it has not been demonstrated by the microscope.
"The Making of Arguments" by J. H. Gardiner
His face and hands were covered with pustules as if from smallpox.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
It begins with the appearance of a number of little pigmented elevations on the skin which develop into vesicles and pustules.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
When applied externally it produces pustules.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Miss H. has small pustules and great inflammation of her arms, with but one pustule likely to suppurate.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
They vary in size from large bodies to mere pustules barely visible to the naked eye.
"Studies of Trees" by Jacob Joshua Levison
If the patients have but seventy or eighty pustules, they die of it as of the plague.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
Its irritant action on the skin may cause the formation of pustules.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
The white pustules are slightly elevated above the surrounding skin.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
The black pustules contain the spores.
"The Nut Culturist" by Andrew S. Fuller
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In news:

The pustule in question has risen on Dennis Bagley, a London advertising whiz who harvests a fortune for his clients by playing on the public's fear of dandruff, piles, bad breath and the like.
Symptoms of stripe rust include pustules that are small and round and usually occur in groups, forming yellowish-orange stripes on the leaf surface, hence the name.
Pustulant tumors that become infested with maggots deform their faces, forcing teeth from their jaws.
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