Toothsomeness
Toothsome Tooth"some, a. Grateful to the taste; palatable. -- {Tooth"some*ly}, adv. -- {Tooth"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Though less toothsome to me, they were more wholesome for me. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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  • toothsomeness — noun see toothsome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toothsomeness — See toothsomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • toothsomeness — noun The state or condition of being toothsome …   Wiktionary

  • toothsomeness — n. appetizing quality; attractiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toothsomeness — tooth·some·ness …   English syllables

  • toothsomeness — noun extreme appetizingness • Syn: ↑delectability, ↑deliciousness, ↑lusciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toothsome • Hypernyms: ↑appetizingness, ↑appetisingness …   Useful english dictionary

  • delectability — noun extreme appetizingness • Syn: ↑deliciousness, ↑lusciousness, ↑toothsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toothsome (for: ↑toothsomeness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • deliciousness — noun extreme appetizingness • Syn: ↑delectability, ↑lusciousness, ↑toothsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toothsome (for: ↑toothsomeness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • lusciousness — noun extreme appetizingness • Syn: ↑delectability, ↑deliciousness, ↑toothsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toothsome (for: ↑toothsomeness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • toothsome — adjective Date: 1551 1. a. agreeable, attractive b. sexually attractive < a toothsome blonde > 2. of palatable flavor and pleasing texture ; delicious < crisp toothsome fried chicken > Synonyms: see palatable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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