grainedness


grainedness
noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • grainedness — grain·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • cross-grainedness — cross grain·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • cross-grainedness — (ˈ) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷nə̇dnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being cross grained : perversity * * * cross grainedˈness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • grained — grainedness /graynd nis, gray nid /, n. /graynd/, adj. 1. having, reduced to, consisting of, or bearing grain or grains (usually used in combination): fine grained sand; large grained rice. 2. having a granular form, structure, or surface: wood… …   Universalium

  • coarse-grained — coarse grainedness, n. /kawrs graynd , kohrs /, adj. 1. having a coarse texture or grain. 2. indelicate; crude; vulgar; gross: a coarse grained person with vulgar manners. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • cross-grained — cross grainedly, adv. cross grainedness, n. /kraws graynd , kros /, adj. 1. having the grain running transversely or diagonally, or having an irregular or gnarled grain, as timber. 2. stubborn; perverse. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • coarseness — Synonyms and related words: Adam, Gothicism, animalism, animality, bad manners, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, baseness, beastliness, bestiality, bodily size, body, bombasticness, brutality, brutishness, bulk, cacology, cacophony,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • daintiness — Synonyms and related words: acquired taste, airiness, amiable weakness, appreciation of excellence, ascent, asepsis, breakability, brittleness, bubbliness, buoyancy, changeableness, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, cleanliness, cleanly …   Moby Thesaurus

  • delicacy — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, accommodatingness, accuracy, acquired taste, affectivity, agreeableness, airiness, airy texture, allergy, ambrosia, amiable weakness, anaphylaxis, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • down — Synonyms and related words: COD, Vandyke, actively, adown, ailing, air, alkali flat, all up with, alluvial plain, anthill, backset, bad, barrow, basin, beard, beat, beaten, beaver, bedfast, bedridden, below, below par, best, bested, blow down,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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