Oleaginousness
Oleaginousness O`le*ag`i*nous*ness, n. Oiliness. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • oleaginousness — noun 1. smug self serving earnestness • Syn: ↑fulsomeness, ↑oiliness, ↑smarminess, ↑unctuousness, ↑unction • Derivationally related forms: ↑unctuous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oleaginousness — noun see oleaginous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oleaginousness — See oleaginously. * * * …   Universalium

  • oleaginousness — noun The state or condition of being oleaginous; oiliness, unctuousness …   Wiktionary

  • oleaginousness — ole·ag·i·nous·ness …   English syllables

  • oleaginous — oleaginousness, n. /oh lee aj euh neuhs/, adj. 1. having the nature or qualities of oil. 2. containing oil. 3. producing oil. 4. unctuous; fawning; smarmy. [1625 35; < L oleaginus of the olive, deriv. of olea OLIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • oiliness — noun 1. smug self serving earnestness • Syn: ↑fulsomeness, ↑oleaginousness, ↑smarminess, ↑unctuousness, ↑unction • Derivationally related forms: ↑unctuous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fulsomeness — noun 1. excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm • Syn: ↑unction, ↑smarm • Derivationally related forms: ↑fulsome, ↑smarmy (for: ↑smarm) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • greasiness — noun consisting of or covered with oil • Syn: ↑oiliness, ↑oleaginousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑oleaginous (for: ↑oleaginousness), ↑oily (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • smarminess — noun smug self serving earnestness • Syn: ↑fulsomeness, ↑oiliness, ↑oleaginousness, ↑unctuousness, ↑unction • Derivationally related forms: ↑unctuous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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