noun see boisterous

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  • Boisterousness — Bois ter*ous*ness, n. The state or quality of being boisterous; turbulence; disorder; tumultuousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boisterousness — index bluster (commotion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • boisterousness — boisterous ► ADJECTIVE 1) noisy, energetic, and cheerful. 2) literary (of weather or water) wild or stormy. DERIVATIVES boisterously adverb boisterousness noun. ORIGIN from earlier boistuous «rustic, coarse, boisterous», of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • boisterousness — See boisterously. * * * …   Universalium

  • boisterousness — noun The characteristic of being boisterous …   Wiktionary

  • boisterousness — bois·ter·ous·ness || bɔɪstrÉ™snɪs n. loudness, noisiness; excitement, liveliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boisterousness — bois·ter·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • boisterousness — noun 1. a turbulent and stormy state of the sea • Derivationally related forms: ↑boisterous • Hypernyms: ↑storminess 2. the property of being noisy and lively and unrestrained • Derivationally related forms: ↑boisterous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bluster — Blus ter, n. 1. Fitful noise and violence, as of a storm; violent winds; boisterousness. [1913 Webster] To the winds they set Their corners, when with bluster to confound Sea, air, and shore. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Noisy and violent or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Violence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Violence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 violence violence inclemency vehemence might impetuosity Sgm: N 1 boisterousness boisterousness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 effervescence effervescence ebullition Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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