thorniness
noun see thorny

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thorniness — See thornily. * * * …   Universalium

  • thorniness — noun The property of being thorny (of having thorns or metaphorically being difficult) …   Wiktionary

  • thorniness — thorn·i·ness …   English syllables

  • thorniness — noun 1. a rough and bitter manner • Syn: ↑bitterness, ↑acrimony, ↑acerbity, ↑jaundice, ↑tartness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tart (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bristliness — noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines • Syn: ↑prickliness, ↑spininess, ↑thorniness • Derivationally related forms: ↑thorny (for: ↑thorniness), ↑spiny …   Useful english dictionary

  • prickliness — noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines • Syn: ↑bristliness, ↑spininess, ↑thorniness • Derivationally related forms: ↑thorny (for: ↑thorniness), ↑spiny …   Useful english dictionary

  • spininess — noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines • Syn: ↑prickliness, ↑bristliness, ↑thorniness • Derivationally related forms: ↑thorny (for: ↑thorniness), ↑spiny, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thorny — adjective (thornier; est) Date: before 12th century 1. full of thorns 2. full of difficulties or controversial points ; ticklish < a thorny problem > • thorniness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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