protrusiveness
noun see protrusive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • protrusiveness — noun The quality of protruding, or sticking out the protrusiveness of the lip …   Wiktionary

  • protrusiveness — See protrusively. * * * …   Universalium

  • protrusiveness — pro·tru·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • protrusiveness — noun see protrusive * * * protruˈsiveness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑protrude …   Useful english dictionary

  • protrusive — adjective Date: 1676 1. archaic thrusting forward 2. prominent, protuberant < a protrusive jaw > 3. obtrusive, pushing < a coarse protrusive manner > • protrusively adverb • protrus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • protrusive — protrusively, adj. protrusiveness, n. /proh trooh siv, preuh /, adj. 1. projecting or protuberant; thrusting forward, upward, or outward. 2. obtrusive. 3. Archaic. pushing forward; having propulsive force. [1670 80; < L protrus(us) (ptp. of… …   Universalium

  • protrusive — [prō tro͞o′siv, prətro͞o′siv] adj. [< L protrusus (see PROTRUSILE) + IVE] 1. protruding; jutting or bulging out 2. OBTRUSIVE protrusively adv. protrusiveness n …   English World dictionary

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