knottiness
noun see knotty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Knottiness — Knot ti*ness, n. [From {Knotty}.] 1. The quality or state of being knotty or full of knots. [1913 Webster] 2. Difficulty of solution; intricacy; complication. Knottiness of his style. Hare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knottiness — See knotty. * * * …   Universalium

  • knottiness — noun The state of being knotty …   Wiktionary

  • knottiness — n. state of being full of loops and tangles, state of having many knots ; complicatedness, complexity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knottiness — knot·ti·ness …   English syllables

  • knottiness — noun puzzling complexity • Syn: ↑complicatedness, ↑complication, ↑tortuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tortuous (for: ↑tortuousness), ↑knotty, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • complicatedness — noun puzzling complexity • Syn: ↑complication, ↑knottiness, ↑tortuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tortuous (for: ↑tortuousness), ↑knotty ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • tortuousness — noun 1. puzzling complexity • Syn: ↑complicatedness, ↑complication, ↑knottiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tortuous, ↑knotty (for: ↑knottiness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nodation — No*da tion, n. [L. nodatio knottiness.] Act of making a knot, or state of being knotted. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nodosity — No*dos i*ty, n. [L. nodositas.] 1. The quality of being knotty or nodose; resemblance to a node or swelling; knottiness. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. A knot; a node. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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