stodginess
noun see stodgy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stodginess — stodge ► NOUN informal, chiefly Brit. 1) food that is heavy, filling, and high in carbohydrates. 2) dull and uninspired material or work. DERIVATIVES stodginess noun stodgy adjective. ORIGIN originally a verb in the sense «stuff to stretching… …   English terms dictionary

  • stodginess — See stodgily. * * * …   Universalium

  • stodginess — noun The state or quality of being stodgy …   Wiktionary

  • stodginess — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest: asepticism, blandness, colorlessness, drabness, dreariness, dryness, dullness, flatness, flavor lessness, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, life lessness, sterileness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • stodginess — n. stuffiness, lack of imagination, dullness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stodginess — stodg·i·ness …   English syllables

  • stodginess — noun dull and pompous gravity • Syn: ↑stuffiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑stuffy (for: ↑stuffiness), ↑stodgy • Hypernyms: ↑graveness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stuffiness — noun 1. state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat • Derivationally related forms: ↑stuffy • Hypernyms: ↑congestion 2. dull and pompous gravity • Syn: ↑stodginess • Derivationally …   Useful english dictionary

  • stodgy — adjective (stodgier; est) Date: 1854 1. having a rich filling quality ; heavy < stodgy bread > 2. moving in a slow plodding way especially as a result of physical bulkiness 3. boring, dull < out on a peaceful rather stodgy Sunday boat trip Edna… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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