noun see sap I

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  • saplessness — See sapless. * * * …   Universalium

  • saplessness — noun The state or condition of being sapless …   Wiktionary

  • saplessness — sap·less·ness …   English syllables

  • saplessness — noun see sapless * * * sapˈlessness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sap …   Useful english dictionary

  • sapless — saplessness, n. /sap lis/, adj. 1. without sap; withered; dry: sapless plants. 2. lacking vitality or spirit; insipid. [1585 95; SAP1 + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sap — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sæp; akin to Old High German saf sap Date: before 12th century 1. a. the fluid part of a plant; specifically a watery solution that circulates through a plant s vascular system b. (1) a body… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deadness — Synonyms and related words: analgesia, anesthesia, aridity, barrenness, bloodlessness, callousness, characterlessness, colorlessness, dismalness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, electronarcosis, emptiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • drought — Synonyms and related words: absence, appetite, aridity, aridness, beggary, canine appetite, corkiness, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, deprivation, destitution, dryness, emptiness, empty stomach, famine, hollow hunger, hunger, hungriness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inanity — Synonyms and related words: absence of mind, absurdity, agnosticism, aimlessness, aridity, asininity, barrenness, battiness, big deal, blank, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, brainlessness, buffoonery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mildness — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, acceptance, affability, amiability, bonhomie, calm, calmness, clemency, clementness, compassion, conservatism, constraint, continence, control, cool, cordiality, deadness, dispassion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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