hirsuteness
noun see hirsute

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hirsuteness — Hir*sute ness, n. Hairiness. Burton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hirsuteness — hirsute ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having abundant hair on the face or body; hairy. DERIVATIVES hirsuteness noun. ORIGIN Latin hirsutus …   English terms dictionary

  • hirsuteness — See hirsute. * * * …   Universalium

  • hirsuteness — noun The characteristic of being hirsute; hairiness …   Wiktionary

  • hirsuteness — n. hairiness, quality of being covered with hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hirsuteness — hir·sute·ness …   English syllables

  • hirsuteness — noun excessive hairiness • Syn: ↑hirsutism • Derivationally related forms: ↑hirsute • Hypernyms: ↑hairiness, ↑pilosity …   Useful english dictionary

  • hirsute — hirsuteness, n. /herr sooht, herr sooht /, adj. 1. hairy; shaggy. 2. Bot., Zool. covered with long, rather stiff hairs. 3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of hair. [1615 25; < L hirsutus rough, shaggy, bristly; akin to HORRID] Syn. 1. pilose …   Universalium

  • Physical attractiveness — …   Wikipedia

  • hirsute — adjective Etymology: Latin hirsutus; akin to Latin horrēre to bristle more at horror Date: 1621 1. hairy 1 2. covered with coarse stiff hairs < a hirsute leaf > • hirsuteness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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