Shadiness Shad"i*ness, n. Quality or state of being shady. [1913 Webster]

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  • shadiness — [shā′dē nis] n. a shady state or quality * * * See shadily. * * * …   Universalium

  • shadiness — index ill repute, improbity, knavery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • shadiness — [shā′dē nis] n. a shady state or quality …   English World dictionary

  • shadiness — noun 1. relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body it is much cooler in the shade there s too much shadiness to take good photographs • Syn: ↑shade, ↑shadowiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑shadowy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • shadiness — shady ► ADJECTIVE (shadier, shadiest) 1) situated in or full of shade. 2) giving shade. 3) informal of doubtful honesty or legality. DERIVATIVES shadiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shadiness — noun see shady …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shadiness — noun The property of being shady …   Wiktionary

  • shadiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of straightforwardness and honesty in action: chicanery, craft, craftiness, deviousness, dishonesty, indirection, shiftiness, slyness, sneakiness, trickery, trickiness, underhandedness. See HONEST …   English dictionary for students

  • shadiness — shad·i·ness || ʃeɪdɪnɪs n. darkness, dimness; quality of being protected from light …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shadiness — n. Umbrageousness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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