quizzicality
noun see quizzical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • quizzicality — quizzical ► ADJECTIVE ▪ indicating mild or amused puzzlement. DERIVATIVES quizzicality noun quizzically adverb quizzicalness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • quizzicality — ˌkwizəˈkaləd.ē noun ( es) : quizzicalness quizzicality mixed with slow amiable shrewdness R.P.Warren * * * quizzicalˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑quiz …   Useful english dictionary

  • quizzicality — See quizzical. * * * …   Universalium

  • quizzicality — noun The state or condition of being quizzical. Syn: quizzicalness …   Wiktionary

  • quizzicality — n. strangeness, oddness; humorousness, comicalness; mockery, ridicule …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quizzicality — quiz·zi·cal·i·ty …   English syllables

  • quizzical — quizzicality, quizzicalness, n. quizzically, adv. /kwiz i keuhl/, adj. 1. odd, queer, or comical. 2. questioning or puzzled: a quizzical expression on her face. 3. derisively questioning, ridiculing, or chaffing. [1790 1800; QUIZ + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • quizzical — adjective Date: 1797 1. comically quaint < a quizzical old man > 2. mildly teasing or mocking < a quizzical remark > 3. expressive of puzzlement, curiosity, or disbelief < raised a quizzical eyebrow > • quizzicality noun • quizzically …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quizzically — See quizzicality. * * * …   Universalium

  • quizzicalness — noun The state or condition of being quizzical. Syn: quizzicality …   Wiktionary

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