noun see sodden I

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  • soddenness — noun The property of being sodden. His soddenness after being caught in the downpour argued against going out until he had dried out …   Wiktionary

  • soddenness — sodden ► ADJECTIVE 1) soaked through. 2) (in combination ) having drunk an excessive amount of an alcoholic drink: whisky sodden. DERIVATIVES soddenly adverb soddenness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «boiled»: from SEETHE(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • soddenness — See soddenly. * * * …   Universalium

  • soddenness — n. sodden state; wetness, dampness; lumpiness, heaviness; stupidity, dullness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soddenness — sod·den·ness …   English syllables

  • soddenness — dən(n)ə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being sodden …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sogginess — Sog gi*ness, n. The quality or state of being soggy; soddenness; wetness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sodden — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English soden, from past participle of sethen to seethe Date: 1589 1. a. dull or expressionless especially from continued indulgence in alcoholic beverages < sodden features > b. torpid, sluggish < sodden minds > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sodden — soddenly, adv. soddenness, n. /sod n/, adj. 1. soaked with liquid or moisture; saturated. 2. heavy, lumpy, or soggy, as food that is poorly cooked. 3. having a soaked appearance. 4. bloated, as the face. 5. expressionless, dull, or stupid, esp.… …   Universalium

  • damp — Synonyms and related words: abate, abridge, absorb the shock, acoustic tile, afterdamp, allay, alleviate, antiknock, arrest, asperge, asphyxiate, assimilate to, assuage, attemper, attenuate, baffle, baffler, balance, bank the fire, beat down,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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