Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being bloated; turgidity; an inflated state of the tissues of the body; dilatation from any morbid cause.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being bloated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being bloated.

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Examples

  • The study of more than 5,500 adolescent girls found that menstrual problems such as bloatedness, and irregular or painful menses were common.

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  • Even St. Jerome, the distinguished fourth-century Doctor of the Church, biblical translator, and author of the Vulgate Bible, described the primary sin of Sodom as "pride, bloatedness, the abundance of all things, leisure and delicacies."

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  • In its popular use, the adjective " rhetorical " has become a slur, conveying images of bombast and bloatedness.

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  • Depression, body aches and not to mention perpetual bloatedness.

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  • The general black-and-brown bloatedness of it all is REALLY unappetizing.

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  • The support is good enough that I can run in this, and the fabric suctions, so any bloatedness is held in tight under sweaters and shirts.

    blog: Beaks and Bests

  • The support is good enough that I can run in this, and the fabric suctions, so any bloatedness is held in tight under sweaters and shirts.

    blog: December 2008

  • You can spend too much time at a task that has no tangible benefit and leaves you with feelings of dissatisfaction and mental bloatedness.

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  • Oh...and I HATE the emphasis on bloatedness in modern fantasy and sciece fiction.

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  • You can spend too much time at a task that has no tangible benefit and leaves you with feelings of dissatisfaction and mental bloatedness.

    Find Your Focus Zone

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