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all-overishness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or condition of being all-overish; an uncomfortable physical feeling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pervasive feeling of uneasiness produced by apprehension or indisposition; general discomfort; malaise.

Etymologies

all-overish +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "And Charlie for general all-overishness," added Marjorie.

    In Blue Creek Cañon

  • "Well, I feel a sort of all-overishness, a kind of lassitude and sleepiness, with a slight headache, and a dull pain which appears to be creeping up my spine."

    Black Ivory

  • Indeed, he truly said that he had 'been hup with him all night, and at one time thought it was all hover with him,' the all-overishness consisting of Mr. Leather being nearly all over the hack's head, in consequence of the animal shying at another drunken man lying across the road.

    Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

  • 'all-overishness,' the dreaded curse of an African climate.

    He

  • "A kind of general all-overishness, if you know what that means.

    Tom and Some Other Girls A Public School Story

  • Nothin 'o' that sort, but a kind of hot all-overishness, wi 'pains that -- but you can't understand it, Stumpy, if you've never' ad it. "

    Personal Reminiscences in Book Making and Some Short Stories

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