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wateriness

[waw-tuh-ree-nis, wot-uh-]
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noun
  1. the state or condition of being watery or diluted.
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Origin of wateriness

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at watery, -ness
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Related Words for wateriness

insipidness, blandness, flatness, vapidity, staleness, innocuousness, washiness

Examples from the Web for wateriness

Historical Examples of wateriness

  • 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