stateliness
noun see stately

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stateliness — State li*ness, n. The quality or state of being stately. [1913 Webster] For stateliness and majesty, what is comparable to a horse? Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stateliness — index solemnity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stateliness — stately ► ADJECTIVE (statelier, stateliest) ▪ dignified, imposing, or grand. DERIVATIVES stateliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • stateliness — noun 1. an elaborate manner of doing something she served coffee with great stateliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑stately • Hypernyms: ↑formality, ↑formalness 2. impressiveness in scale or proportion • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stateliness — See stately. * * * …   Universalium

  • stateliness — noun The quality or state of being stately …   Wiktionary

  • stateliness — state·li·ness || steɪtlɪnɪs n. quality of being stately, pomp and ceremony, magnificence, majesty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stateliness — state·li·ness …   English syllables

  • stateliness — See: stately …   English dictionary

  • stately — stateliness, n. /stayt lee/, adj., statelier, stateliest, adv. adj. 1. majestic; imposing in magnificence, elegance, etc.: a stately home. 2. dignified. adv. 3. in a stately manner. [1350 1400; ME statly. See STATE, LY] * * * …   Universalium

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