Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being fluid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being fluid; fluidity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being fluid; fluidity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of flowing easily
  • n. a changeable quality

Etymologies

fluid +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Moye praised his "fluidness" and "great arm," which needs timing work, and Graham Zug said he has been "very impressed" with the freshman's transition.

    Columnist: Stephen Miller

  • And the light and space artists pushed this fluidness between shape and container through their investigation of the act of perception.

    Gabrielle Selz: Doug Wheeler Distills Infinity

  • It's easy to classify or compare "Traces" to other theatre experiences; It has the acrobatics of a Cirque production, the raw excitement and street feel of any current dance movie or "Think You Can Dance" TV show, the fluidness of a ballet and moves that seem to defy the laws of physics.

    Charles Karel Bouley: Traces: Cirque of the Street

  • That has been pushed back repeatedly throughout the course of this hour, and I think that really kind of speaks to the fluidness and how quickly things might be changing here behind the scenes -- Campbell.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2009

  • The movie is based on a certain, now almost eerie, fluidness of time, while at the same time being about a distinctly specific time.

    Tanene Allison: Milk: Hope On The Screen And In The Streets

  • At a time of cinched waists and structured frocks, Yves Saint Laurent envisioned short, tent-like dresses that were fitted at the shoulders and then kicked away from the body with a flirty fluidness.

    Yves Saint Laurent's Confidence

  • He is more comfortable making plays in front of him than when having to change direction, as he lacks fluidness.

    USATODAY.com

  • Gets in and out of his breaks with some fluidness and uses his size to his advantage in jump ball situations.

    USATODAY.com

  • I would say that my most marked hooping characteristic is my fluidity – the fluidness with which I move my body, and the way I flow between moves in general.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Rayna McInturf is Hoopnotic

  • That was a miscommunication due to the fluidness of the situation.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2007

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