lubberliness
noun see lubber

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lubberliness — lub·ber·li·ness …   English syllables

  • lubberliness — ˈləbə(r)lēnə̇s, lin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being lubberly …   Useful english dictionary

  • lubberly — lubberliness, n. /lub euhr lee/, adj. 1. of or resembling a lubber. adv. 2. in a lubberly manner. [1565 75; LUBBER + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lubber — noun Etymology: Middle English lobre, lobur Date: 14th century 1. a big clumsy fellow 2. a clumsy seaman • lubberliness noun • lubberly adjective or adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inelegance — Synonyms and related words: Babbittry, awkwardness, bad taste, boorishness, bourgeois taste, bumblingness, cacophony, camp, campiness, clownishness, clumsiness, cumbersomeness, defacement, disfigurement, dysphemism, gawkiness, gawkishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ponderousness — Synonyms and related words: Gothicism, aridity, avoirdupois, awkwardness, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, barrenness, beef, beefiness, bloodlessness, bombasticness, boorishness, bulkiness, bumblingness, cacology, cacophony, characterlessness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unmanageability — Synonyms and related words: awkwardness, boorishness, bulkiness, bumblingness, clownishness, clumsiness, contumaciousness, contumacy, cumbersomeness, defiance, fractiousness, gawkiness, gawkishness, gracelessness, ham handedness, handful of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • churlishness — n 1. rusticity, ruralism, agrarianism; pastoralism, pastorality, bucolicism; inurbanity, back woodsiness, provincialism, provinciality, yokelism, Sl. hickishness; hominess, homeliness, homishness, Inf. folksiness. 2. boorishness, loutishness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • grossness — n 1., completeness, totality, absoluteness, unqualifiedness, unmitigatedness; rankness, sheerness, arrantness, outrightness, downrightness. 2. flagrancy, blatancy, glaringness, obviousness, manifestness, plainness; outrageousness, reprehen… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lubberly — /ˈlʌbəli/ (say lubuhlee) adjective 1. like or of a lubber. –adverb 2. in a lubberly manner. –lubberliness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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