noun see sinuous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sinuousness — See sinuously. * * * …   Universalium

  • sinuousness — noun The state or condition of being sinuous …   Wiktionary

  • sinuousness — sin·u·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • sinuousness — noun having curves he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads • Syn: ↑sinuosity • Derivationally related forms: ↑sinuous, ↑sinuous (for: ↑sinuosity) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinuous — adjective Etymology: Latin sinuosus, from sinus Date: 1578 1. a. of a serpentine or wavy form ; winding b. marked by strong lithe movements 2. intricate, complex • sinuously adverb • sinuousness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sinuous — sinuously, adv. sinuousness, n. /sin yooh euhs/, adj. 1. having many curves, bends, or turns; winding: a sinuous path. 2. indirect; devious: sinuous questions. 3. characterized by a series of graceful curving motions: a sinuous dance. 4. Bot.… …   Universalium

  • ambages — Synonyms and related words: anfractuosity, bypass, circuit, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, circumvolution, convolution, crinkle, crinkling, detour, deviation, deviousness, digression, excursion, flexuosity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • circularity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apparent soundness, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, casuistry, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circulation, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumflexion, circumlocution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • circumlocution — Synonyms and related words: ambages, anfractuosity, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circularity, circulation, circumambages, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumbendibus, circumflexion, circummigration,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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