Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being moldy; moldy growth; minute fungi. See mold.

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

  • noun The state of being moldy.

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

  • noun The state or degree of being moldy.

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

  • noun the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy

Etymologies

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moldy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Natural flavours and aromas such as floral, fruit, honey and chocolate are better than flavours that come from mistakes made during drying, such as mustiness or moldiness.

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  • Given the climate where I live, folding it just means that it's still damp the next morning when I dry off, and that way lies moldiness.

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  • "Having professionals do the inspection and rate homes for dampness or moldiness is much better than having people self report," says Pat Breysse, director of the division of environmental health engineering at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

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  • Something in the growing crops unleashed a metallic life that only began to dissipate in mid-August, and by harvest time that life would be gone altogether, replaced by a sour moldiness he associated with the coming of fall and winter, the end of a relationship he had begun with the first taste of dirt back in March, before the first hard spring rain.

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  • If you should get moldiness in a pillow or comforter, stop using it.

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  • If you should get moldiness in a pillow or comforter, stop using it.

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  • If you should get moldiness in a pillow or comforter, stop using it.

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  • If you should get moldiness in a pillow or comforter, stop using it.

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  • The air was fresh and warm, free of the damp moldiness of the caverns.

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