suaveness
noun see suave

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • suaveness — suave ► ADJECTIVE (suaver, suavest) ▪ (of a man) charming, confident, and elegant. DERIVATIVES suavely adverb suaveness noun suavity noun. ORIGIN Latin suavis agreeable …   English terms dictionary

  • suaveness — See suavely. * * * …   Universalium

  • suaveness — noun The property of being suave …   Wiktionary

  • suaveness — n. politeness, graciousness, sophisticated charm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suaveness — suave·ness …   English syllables

  • suaveness — noun the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner • Syn: ↑suavity, ↑blandness, ↑smoothness • Derivationally related forms: ↑smooth (for: ↑smoothness), ↑bland …   Useful english dictionary

  • blandness — noun 1. the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern (Freq. 1) the blandness of his confession enraged the judge • Derivationally related forms: ↑bland • Hypernyms: ↑unemotionality, ↑emotionlessness 2. lacking any distinctive …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoothness — noun 1. a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch (Freq. 3) admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs some artists prefer the smoothness of a board • Ant: ↑roughness • Derivationally related forms: ↑smooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • suavity — noun the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner • Syn: ↑suaveness, ↑blandness, ↑smoothness • Derivationally related forms: ↑smooth (for: ↑smoothness), ↑bland …   Useful english dictionary

  • suave — adjective (suaver; est) Etymology: French, from Middle French, pleasant, sweet, from Latin suavis more at sweet Date: 1831 1. smoothly though often superficially gracious and sophisticated 2. smooth in texture, performance, or style • suavely… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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