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[ar-uh-muh-tis-i-tee, uh-roh-muh-]
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  1. the quality or state of being aromatic.
  2. Chemistry. the property of being or resembling any of the aromatic compounds.

Origin of aromaticity

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British Dictionary definitions for aromaticity


  1. the property of certain planar cyclic conjugated molecules, esp benzene, of behaving like unsaturated molecules and undergoing substitution reactions rather than addition as a result of delocalization of electrons in the ring
  2. the quality or state of having an aroma
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