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[waw-tuh-ree-nis, wot-uh-] /ˈwɔ tə ri nɪs, ˈwɒt ə-/
the state or condition of being watery or diluted.
Origin of wateriness
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at watery, -ness Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • His tone was so dejected that I felt a sinking at my heart, a scratchiness in my nose and a wateriness in my eyes.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • When broken up, the starter should be of a smooth creamy texture and entirely free from lumpiness or wateriness.

    The Book of Cheese

    Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • The habits of exhibiting these phenomena, in conjunction with certain other habits, make up the aquosity or wateriness of water.

  • But the fatal defects of the poetry then produced was triviality and the "wateriness" of its style.

    The Youth of Goethe Peter Hume Brown

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