noun see flinty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Flintiness — Flint i*ness, n. The state or quality of being flinty; hardness; cruelty. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flintiness — flinty ► ADJECTIVE (flintier, flintiest) 1) of, containing, or resembling flint. 2) grim and unyielding: a flinty stare. DERIVATIVES flintily adverb flintiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • flintiness — See flintily. * * * …   Universalium

  • flintiness — noun The state or condition of being flinty …   Wiktionary

  • flintiness — flint·i·ness …   English syllables

  • flintiness — tēnə̇s, tin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being flinty; often : hardness especially of heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • flinty — adjective (flintier; est) Date: 1536 1. resembling flint; especially stern, unyielding < flinty determination > 2. composed of or covered with flint • flintily adverb • flintiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flinty — flintily, adv. flintiness, n. /flin tee/, adj., flintier, flintiest. 1. composed of, containing, or resembling flint, esp. in hardness. 2. unyielding; unmerciful; obdurate: a flinty heart. [1530 40; FLINT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • armor — Synonyms and related words: Philistinism, aegis, armament, armature, armor plate, bard, beaver, body armor, brassard, breastplate, buckler, bulletproof vest, callosity, callousness, callus, chain armor, chain mail, chitin, cloak, coat of mail,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • callousness — Synonyms and related words: Philistinism, analgesia, anesthesia, armor, callosity, callus, coldbloodedness, coldheartedness, coldness, deadness, density, dullness, durity, electronarcosis, flintiness, formidable defenses, hard heart, hard shell,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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