Downiness
Downiness Down"i*ness, n. The quality or state of being downy. [1913 Webster]

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  • downiness — [dou′nē nis] n. the quality of being downy * * * …   Universalium

  • downiness — [dou′nē nis] n. the quality of being downy …   English World dictionary

  • downiness — n. state of being downy; softness, fluffiness; state of being made of down …   English contemporary dictionary

  • downiness — down·i·ness …   English syllables

  • downiness — noun a light softness • Syn: ↑featheriness, ↑fluffiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fluffy (for: ↑fluffiness), ↑feathery (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • featheriness — noun a light softness • Syn: ↑downiness, ↑fluffiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fluffy (for: ↑fluffiness), ↑feathery, ↑downy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluffiness — noun a light softness • Syn: ↑downiness, ↑featheriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fluffy, ↑feathery (for: ↑featheriness), ↑downy ( …   Useful english dictionary

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  • downy — downily, adv. downiness, n. /dow nee/, adj., downier, downiest. 1. of the nature of or resembling down; fluffy; soft. 2. made of down. 3. covered with down. 4. soft; soothing. [1540 50; DOWN2 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • airiness — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, airy nothing, airy texture, appearance, ascent, attenuation, bodilessness, bounce, breeziness, bubbliness, buoyancy, carefreeness, chirpiness, daintiness, debonairness, delicacy, delusiveness, diaphanousness …   Moby Thesaurus

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