Hookedness Hook"ed*ness, n. The state of being bent like a hook; incurvation. [1913 Webster]

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  • hookedness — See hooked. * * * …   Universalium

  • hookedness — n. quality of being bent or hook shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hookedness — hooked·ness …   English syllables

  • hookedness — noun see hooked * * * hookˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑hook …   Useful english dictionary

  • hooked — hookedness /hoohk id nis/, n. /hookt/, adj. 1. bent like a hook; hook shaped. 2. having a hook or hooks. 3. made with a hook or by hooking. 4. Informal. a. addicted to narcotic drugs. b. slavishly interested in, devoted to, or obsessed with: He… …   Universalium

  • Aduncity — A*dun ci*ty, n. [L. aduncitas. See {Aduncous}.] Curvature inwards; hookedness. [1913 Webster] The aduncity of the beaks of hawks. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aduncity — noun Crookedness, curvaceousness, hookedness …   Wiktionary

  • circularity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apparent soundness, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, casuistry, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circulation, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumflexion, circumlocution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • convexity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, belly, boss, bump, circularity, colophon, concameration, concavity, convolution, crookedness, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, cylindricality, dactylogram, dactylograph …   Moby Thesaurus

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