Origin of viscous
Related formsvis·cous·ly, adverbvis·cous·ness, nounhy·per·vis·cous, adjectivepseu·do·vis·cous, adjective
Examples from the Web for viscous
What The Great Beauty and Fellini share is the Roman light—3,000 years of viscous sun.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’|Jimmy So|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Viscous and tenacious substances are also obtained from some vegetable matters and are called "glue."Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
This film changes what would otherwise be the friction between metallic surfaces into a viscous resistance within the film itself.
I consequently purchased some two pounds of a certain dark and viscous drug, wrapped in a cabbage leaf.Caught by the Turks|Francis Yeats-Brown
So that although in many respects ice behaves as a viscous fluid the comparison with such a fluid is not perfect.
Once his face was clear, he continued to sit placidly, though the surface of the viscous pool was at his neck.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily