[ UK /lˈɛpɹəs/ ]
  1. relating to or resembling or having leprosy
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How To Use leprous In A Sentence

  • So you think you will just lie low and say nothing, do you, you leprous swine?
  • But yet as long as I remain in this great hospital, this sick, this diseaseful world, as long as I remain in this leprous house, this flesh of mine, this heart, though thus prepared for thee, prepared by thee, will still be subject to the invasion of malign and pestilent vapours. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions Together with Death's Duel
  • Here are the legless, armless, eyeless and toothless; the polio-crippled, the mine-maimed, the buboed and leprous, the self-mutilated and the plain mad.
  • Ranging in age from seven to 16, the Texas children arrived late last month at their last stop in Africa, the government orphanage in this Nigerian market city of millions bustling with traders and crippled and leprous beggars.
  • Dag Daughtry had lowered his leprous servitor into the waiting launch. CHAPTER X
  • In cases of leprous diseases be very careful to do exactly as the priests, who are Levites, instruct you.
  • By all means be appalled by the leprous beggars, but don't allow this to blind you to the rich educational diversity the Third World has to offer.
  • Her impact on the leprous Commander is, of course, decisive for the narrative.
  • The instruction given in Leviticus 13 says: ‘The leprous person who has the disease shall wear torn clothes and let the hair of his head hang loose, and he shall cover his upper lip and cry out.’
  • It seems that he had dived down into what was peculiarly his kingdom, and beside him on the settee was a brand which he had brought up in the shape of a slim, flame-like young woman with a pale, intense face, youthful, and yet so worn with sin and sorrow that one read the terrible years which had left their leprous mark upon her. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes
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