Delitescency
Delitescency Del`i*tes"cen*cy, n. Concealment; seclusion. [1913 Webster]

The mental organization of the novelist must be characterized, to speak craniologically, by an extraordinary development of the passion for delitescency. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • delitescency — index indistinctness Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • delitescency — n. concealment, state of being hidden …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delitescency — del·i·tes·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • delitescency — noun see delitescence …   Useful english dictionary

  • delitescent — delitescence, delitescency, n. /del i tes euhnt/, adj. concealed; hidden; latent. [1675 85; < L delitescent (s. of delitescens) (prp. of delitescere to hide away); see DE , LATESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • indistinctness — I noun blur, blurriness, delitescence, delitescency, dimness, dullness, faintness, filminess, fog, fogginess, fijzziness, gloom, grayness, haziness, imperceptibility, inaudibility, indefiniteness, indistinguishability, mistiness, murkiness,… …   Law dictionary

  • silence — n 1. stillness, still, hush; noiselessness, soundlessness, quiet, quietness, quietude, Chiefly Irish. whist, Sl. q.t.; peace, peacefulness, peaceableness, calm, calmness, placidity, serenity, tranquility, rest, repose. 2. muteness, Psychiatry.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”