messiness
noun see messy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • messiness — messy ► ADJECTIVE (messier, messiest) 1) untidy or dirty. 2) confused and difficult to deal with. DERIVATIVES messily adverb messiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • messiness — See messily. * * * …   Universalium

  • messiness — Synonyms and related words: amorphia, amorphism, amorphousness, anarchy, bad job, blowziness, blurriness, botch, bungling, carelessness, chaos, chintziness, confusion, dinginess, dirtiness, disorder, dowdiness, entropy, formlessness, frowziness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • messiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state of being messy or unkempt: disorderliness, sloppiness, slovenliness, untidiness. See ORDER …   English dictionary for students

  • messiness — meɪnɪs n. sloppiness, dirtiness, state of being messy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • messiness — mess·i·ness …   English syllables

  • messiness — See: messy …   English dictionary

  • messiness — noun 1. a state of confusion and disorderliness the house was a mess she smoothed the mussiness of the bed • Syn: ↑mess, ↑muss, ↑mussiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑mussy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • messy — messiness, n. /mes ee/, adj., messier, messiest. 1. characterized by a dirty, untidy, or disordered condition: a messy room. 2. causing a mess: a messy recipe; messy work. 3. embarrassing, difficult, or unpleasant: a messy political situation. 4 …   Universalium

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