from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being spirituous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare The quality or state of being spirituous.
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- noun The state or condition of being
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To the uninitiated sherry and port are chiefly palatable for their spirituousness; but everyone is born with a taste for champagne.
The soil, which is of the customary calcareous formation, has a marked ruddy tinge, indicative of the presence of iron, to which the wine is in some degree indebted for its distinguishing characteristics -- its delicacy, spirituousness, and pleasant bouquet.
I guess we'll have to make it a temperate sort of orgy, making up in the spectacular what it lacks in spirituousness. "