Causticness
Causticness Caus"tic*ness, n. The quality of being caustic; causticity. [1913 Webster]

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  • causticness — noun see caustic I * * * causˈticness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑caustic * * * ˈcausticness rare. = causticity. in Bailey; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • causticness — noun The state or quality of being caustic …   Wiktionary

  • causticness — n. being corrosive, being capable of destroying living tissue; sarcasm, criticalness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • causticness — caus·tic·ness …   English syllables

  • caustic — caustically, causticly, adv. causticity /kaw stis i tee/, causticness, n. /kaw stik/, adj. 1. capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue. 2. severely critical or sarcastic: a caustic remark. n. 3. a caustic substance. 4. Optics …   Universalium

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