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pastiness

[pey-stee-nis]
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noun
  1. the quality of being pasty.
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Origin of pastiness

First recorded in 1600–10; pasty1 + -ness
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

whitenesssallownesswannessetiolationachromaticcadaverousnesspastiness

Examples from the Web for pastiness

Historical Examples

  • Cigarettes and late hours may have given him a touch of pastiness.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Sept. 19, 1917

    Various

  • Mix well, but not to pastiness, adding more crumbs or liquid as required to make a rather soft mixture.

    The Laurel Health Cookery

    Evora Bucknum Perkins

  • The two evils to be avoided in baking are, hardness on the one hand, and pastiness on the other.