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- n. The property of being mellow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Quality or state of being mellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being mellow, in any sense of that word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor
- n. geniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana
- n. kindheartedness through maturity or old age
- n. the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
- n. a soft shade of a color
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But as the wood-wind grows in mellowness and richness, the flute gradually dies away into a secondary theme and the wood-wind alone evolves the melody of a new song.
So far, this Christmas is noteworthy for its mellowness, which is a great good thing, that I'm hoping carries over into 2008.
After all, the mellowness is the essence; if the years merely age without mellowing a thing, they have done it no good; the same thing new is the more desirable article.
Aichinger in particular distinguishes himself by a warmth and tenderness of feeling bordering on mellowness, which is everywhere imbued with deep devotion.
Pari, my holiday wish for you is a day of the kind of mellowness Rae has.
I didn't really investigate the town so I don't know much about relative "mellowness".
Marijuana facilitates introspection and relaxation, aka "mellowness," as well as enhancing concentration and careful attention to hazards as well as boring work.
a kind of mellowness now descended on him, a new tolerance with his fellowmen.
In its own quiet way, this makes the song feel as big as a Phil Spector production, though the mellowness is never disturbed.
Mr. Huntsman also projects coolness and sobriety—even a hint of mellowness.
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