balminess
noun see balmy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • balminess — noun the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing the day s heat faded into balminess the climate had the softness of the south of France • Syn: ↑softness • Derivationally related forms: ↑soft (for: ↑softness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • balminess — See balmily. * * * …   Universalium

  • balminess — noun The characteristic of being balmy …   Wiktionary

  • balminess — n. mildness, pleasantness; sweet smell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • balminess — n 1. fragrancy, aromaticness, redolence, odoriferousness, odorousness. 2. calmness, fairness, mildness, temperateness, pleasantness; gentleness, peacefulness, tranquility; clearness, brightness, sunniness, rosiness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • balminess — balm·i·ness …   English syllables

  • softness — noun 1. the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded (Freq. 2) • Ant: ↑hardness • Derivationally related forms: ↑soft • Hypernyms: ↑consistency, ↑consistence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • balmy — adjective (balmier; est) Date: 15th century 1. a. having the qualities of balm ; soothing b. mild 3 < balmy weather > 2. crazy, foolish • balmily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • balmy — balmily, adv. balminess, n. /bah mee/, adj., balmier, balmiest. 1. mild and refreshing; soft; soothing: balmy weather. 2. having the qualities of balm; aromatic; fragrant: balmy leaves. 3. producing balm: balmy plants; a balmy shrub. 4. Informal …   Universalium

  • California — • Includes history, population, education, resources, and religion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. California     California     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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