Deliciousness
Deliciousness De*li"cious*ness, n. 1. The quality of being delicious; as, the deliciousness of a repast. [1913 Webster]

2. Luxury. ``To drive away all superfluity and deliciousness.'' --Sir T. North. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • deliciousness — mid 15c., from DELICIOUS (Cf. delicious) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deliciousness — delicious ► ADJECTIVE 1) highly pleasant to the taste. 2) delightful: a delicious irony. DERIVATIVES deliciously adverb deliciousness noun. ORIGIN Latin deliciosus, from deliciae delight, pleasure …   English terms dictionary

  • deliciousness — noun see delicious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deliciousness — See deliciously. * * * …   Universalium

  • deliciousness — noun The state or quality of being delicious …   Wiktionary

  • deliciousness — n. delightfulness; tastiness, savoriness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deliciousness — de·li·cious·ness …   English syllables

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

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  • Daintiness — Dain ti*ness, n. The quality of being dainty; nicety; niceness; elegance; delicacy; deliciousness; fastidiousness; squeamishness. [1913 Webster] The daintiness and niceness of our captains Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] More notorious for the daintiness …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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