1. kindheartedness through maturity or old age
Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
Hypernyms: ↑kindheartedness, ↑kind-heartedness
2. a taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor
Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
3. the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing

the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall


the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness


he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

Syn: ↑fullness, ↑richness
Derivationally related forms: ↑rich (for: ↑richness), ↑mellow, ↑full (for: ↑fullness)
Hypernyms: ↑property
4. a soft shade of a color

a mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble

Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
Hypernyms: ↑shade, ↑tint, ↑tincture, ↑tone
5. geniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana
Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
Hypernyms: ↑affability, ↑affableness, ↑amiability, ↑amiableness, ↑bonhomie, ↑geniality

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Mellowness — Mel low*ness, n. Quality or state of being mellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mellowness — Softening substances are added to finishing mixtures in order to give the fabrics the desired softness of handle. After finishing, such fabrics are treated to break down the firmness given by the finish …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • mellowness — noun see mellow I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mellowness — See mellowly. * * * …   Universalium

  • mellowness — noun The property of being mellow …   Wiktionary

  • mellowness — Synonyms and related words: affability, agreeability, agreeableness, amenity, amiability, amicability, bassness, bliss, blissfulness, compatibility, complaisance, congeniality, cordiality, deepness, delicacy, downiness, easiness, enjoyableness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mellowness — mel·low·ness || meləʊnɪs n. softness; ripeness; pleasantness; calmness, tranquility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mellowness — mel·low·ness …   English syllables

  • richness — noun 1. the property of being extremely abundant (Freq. 3) the profusion of detail the idiomatic richness of English • Syn: ↑profusion, ↑profuseness, ↑cornucopia • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • preparation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of preparing Nouns 1. preparation, preparing; providing; provision, providence, pre arrangement, anticipation, foresight, forethought; precaution, predisposition; plan; rehearsal; training, education …   English dictionary for students

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