Cloddish Clod"dish, a. Resembling clods; gross; low; stupid; boorish. --Hawthorne. -- {Clod"dish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • cloddishness — noun see clod …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cloddishness — See cloddish. * * * …   Universalium

  • cloddishness — n. stupidity, foolishness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cloddishness — cloddˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑clod …   Useful english dictionary

  • clod — noun Etymology: Middle English clodde, from Old English clod (in clodhamer fieldfare) Date: 15th century 1. a. a lump or mass especially of earth or clay b. soil, earth 2. oaf, dolt • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cloddish — cloddishly, adv. cloddishness, n. /klod ish/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a clod or boor; doltish; stolid. [1835 45; CLOD + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • density — Synonyms and related words: asininity, blockishness, body, boobishness, boorishness, bovinity, callosity, callousness, cloddishness, concreteness, crassness, crudeness, denseness, dim wittedness, dimness, doltishness, dull wittedness, dullardism …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dimness — Synonyms and related words: adiaphanousness, anemia, ashiness, asininity, bad light, bleariness, blockishness, bloodlessness, blur, blurriness, boobishness, boorishness, bovinity, cadaverousness, chloranemia, cloddishness, cloudiness, crassness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dullness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, absence of color, acedia, achromaticity, achromatism, adynamia, aloofness, analgesia, anemia, anesthesia, angst, anguish, anxiety, apathy, aridity, aridness, ashiness, asininity, ataraxia, ataraxy, atony,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dumbness — Synonyms and related words: anaudia, aphasia, aphonia, asininity, blockishness, boobishness, boorishness, bovinity, brevity, briefness, brusqueness, cloddishness, conciseness, crassness, crudeness, curtness, deaf muteness, denseness, density, dim …   Moby Thesaurus

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