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  • n. The condition of being gaseous

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being gaseous.

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

  • n. having the consistency of a gas


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  • (Gruen himself wrote prolifically, yet with the exception of his fascinatingly detailed Shopping Town USA, for years the bible of the mall and shopping-center industry, which he cowrote with his business partner, Larry Smith, his oeuvre suffers from chronic self - congratulation and Mitteleuropean gaseousness.)

    Babes in Toyland

  • Moreover, talking has for the young the joys of personal exuberance; it is all honeycombed, or rather, filled (like champagne) with the generous gaseousness of self-analysis, self-accusation, self-pity, self-righteousness, and autobiography.

    Hortus Vitae Essays on the Gardening of Life

  • Bloating and gaseousness are two other frequent complaints. - Local

  • A 35-year-old victim received stab wounds to the chest after his friend attacked him for allegedly inexcusable gaseousness in their shared room.


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