bloodiness

noun
1. the state of being bloody
Derivationally related forms: ↑bloody
2. a disposition to shed blood
Syn: ↑bloodthirstiness
Derivationally related forms: ↑bloodthirsty (for: ↑bloodthirstiness), ↑bloody
Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑temperament

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Bloodiness — Blood i*ness, n. 1. The state of being bloody. [1913 Webster] 2. Disposition to shed blood; bloodthirstiness. [1913 Webster] All that bloodiness and savage cruelty which was in our nature. Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bloodiness — [blud′ē nis] n. the state of being bloody * * * See bloodily. * * * …   Universalium

  • bloodiness — 1590s, from BLOODY (Cf. bloody) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bloodiness — [blud′ē nis] n. the state of being bloody …   English World dictionary

  • bloodiness — bloody ► ADJECTIVE (bloodier, bloodiest) 1) covered with or composed of blood. 2) involving much violence or cruelty. ► VERB (bloodies, bloodied) ▪ cover or stain with blood. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • bloodiness — noun see bloody I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloodiness — noun The characteristic of being bloody …   Wiktionary

  • bloodiness — n. cruelness, ferociousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bloodiness — blood·i·ness …   English syllables

  • bloodthirstiness — noun a disposition to shed blood • Syn: ↑bloodiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bloodthirsty, ↑bloody (for: ↑bloodiness) • Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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