Swimmingness Swim"ming*ness, n. Act or state of swimming; suffusion. ``A swimmingness in the eye.'' --Congreve. [1913 Webster]

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  • swimmingness — swimmˈingness noun 1. The state of swimming 2. A melting look, tearfulness • • • Main Entry: ↑swim …   Useful english dictionary

  • swimming — swimmingness, n. /swim ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that swims. 2. the skill or technique of a person who swims. 3. the sport of swimming. adj. 4. pertaining to, characterized by, or capable of swimming. 5. used in or for swimming:… …   Universalium

  • Dyingness — Dy ing*ness, n. The state of dying or the stimulation of such a state; extreme languor; languishment. [R.] [1913 Webster] Tenderness becomes me best, a sort of dyingness; you see that picture, Foible, a swimmingness in the eyes; yes, I ll look so …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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