Bonniness
Bonniness Bon"ni*ness, n. The quality of being bonny; gayety; handsomeness. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bonniness — bonny (also bonnie) ► ADJECTIVE (bonnier, bonniest) chiefly Scottish & N. English 1) physically attractive; healthy looking. 2) sizeable; considerable. DERIVATIVES bonnily adverb bonniness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • bonniness — See bonnily. * * * …   Universalium

  • bonniness — noun The state or quality of being bonny …   Wiktionary

  • bonniness — n. beauty, loveliness (Scottish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bonniness — bon·ni·ness …   English syllables

  • bonniness — änēnə̇s, änin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being bonny …   Useful english dictionary

  • bonny — bonnily, adv. bonniness, n. /bon ee/, adj., bonnier, bonniest, adv., n. adj. 1. Chiefly Scot. pleasing to the eye; handsome; pretty. 2. Brit. Dial. a. (of people) healthy, sweet, and lively. b. (of places) placid; tranquil …   Universalium

  • comeliness — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, agreeability, agreeableness, appropriateness, becomingness, bonniness, chasteness, chastity, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, correctness, dignity, directness, discrimination, distinction, ease,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fairness — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, advantageousness, agreeability, agreeableness, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, anemia, ashiness, assured probity, auspiciousness, becomingness, beneficialness, benevolence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bonny — (also bonnie) adjective (bonnier, bonniest) chiefly Scottish & N. English 1》 physically attractive or healthy looking. 2》 sizeable; considerable: it s worth a bonny sum. Derivatives bonnily adverb bonniness noun Origi …   English new terms dictionary

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