Squashiness Squash"i*ness (-[i^]*n[e^]s), n. The quality or state of being squashy, or soft. [1913 Webster]

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  • squashiness — shēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality of being squashy the most repulsive larva of all in its squashiness Compton Mackenzie …   Useful english dictionary

  • squashiness — noun see squashy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squashiness — See squashily. * * * …   Universalium

  • squashiness — noun The state or condition of being squashy …   Wiktionary

  • squashiness — n. quality of being soft and easily crushed or squeezed; state of being soft and wet, mushiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squashiness — squash·i·ness …   English syllables

  • squashy — adjective (squashier; est) Date: 1698 1. easily squashed 2. softly wet ; boggy 3. soft because overripe < squashy melons > • squashily adverb • squashiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squashy — squashily, adv. squashiness, n. /skwosh ee, skwaw shee/, adj., squashier, squashiest. 1. easily squashed; pulpy. 2. soft and wet, as the ground after rain. 3. having a squashed appearance. [1690 1700; SQUASH1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mushiness — Synonyms and related words: bathos, bleeding heart, cloyingness, doughiness, flabbiness, fleshiness, goo, hearts and flowers, mashiness, maudlinness, mawkishness, mush, namby pamby, namby pambyism, namby pambyness, nostalgia, nostomania,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pastiness — Synonyms and related words: adhesiveness, anemia, ashiness, bloodlessness, cadaverousness, chloranemia, clabbering, clamminess, clotting, coagulation, colloidality, curdling, deathly hue, deathly pallor, dimness, doughiness, dullness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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