sootiness
noun see sooty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sootiness — Soot i*ness, n. The quality or state of being sooty; fuliginousness. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sootiness — See sooty. * * * …   Universalium

  • sootiness — noun The state or property of being sooty …   Wiktionary

  • sootiness — n. state or quality of being covered in soot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sootiness — soot·i·ness …   English syllables

  • sootiness — noun the state of being dirty with soot • Syn: ↑smuttiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sooty, ↑smutty (for: ↑smuttiness) • Hypernyms: ↑dirtiness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • smuttiness — noun 1. the state of being dirty with soot • Syn: ↑sootiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sooty (for: ↑sootiness), ↑smutty • Hypernyms: ↑dirtiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuliginosity — Fu*lig i*nos i*ty, n. [Cf. F. fuliginosit[ e].] The condition or quality of being fuliginous; sootiness; matter deposited by smoke. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sooty — adjective (sootier; est) Date: 13th century 1. a. of, relating to, or producing soot b. soiled with soot 2. of the color of soot • sootily adverb • sootiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sooty — sootily, adv. sootiness, n. /soot ee, sooh tee/, adj., sootier, sootiest. 1. covered, blackened, or smirched with soot. 2. consisting of or resembling soot. 3. of a black, blackish, or dusky color. [1200 50; ME; see SOOT, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

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