- n. The state or condition of being scrubby.
- n. the property of being stunted and inferior in size or quality
- scrubby + -ness (Wiktionary)
“If previous generations of Eastern European subversives favored the surreal as a way to say what was not allowed to be said, these post-communists parlayed both a perverse nostalgia for the bad old days and the naked realism to evoke their often desperate scrubbiness—with sometimes shocking affection.”
“I love to use dried botanicals, teas, and I really love to use sea salt for its scrubbiness!”
“It smells delicious and has just the right amount of scrubbiness.”
“The scrubbiness of the paint may reflect the fact that while the largest wall of Courbet's studio in Ornans was wide enough to contain the picture, the room had little depth and he would have been unable to study it from a distance.”
“That sense of scrubbiness in nature, as of a man unshaved, had never been conveyed with this enthusiasm and primeval gusto before.”
“But there was a kind of soft scrubbiness in the landscape, and a sweetness begotten of low horizons, of mild air, with a possibility of summer haze, of unregarded inlets where on August mornings the water must be brightly blue.”
“Good teeth mean good deglutition; a clear eye means an active liver; scrubbiness and undersizedness mean feeble virility.”
“You won’t feel a lot of scrubbiness, it’s not harsh or overly abrasive.”
“That sense of scrubbiness in nature, as of a man unshaved, had never been conveyed with this enthusiasm and primeval gusto before. ”
‘scrubbiness’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for scrubbiness.