spirituousness love

Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being spirituous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being spirituous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being spirituous.

Etymologies

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spirituous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • To the uninitiated sherry and port are chiefly palatable for their spirituousness; but everyone is born with a taste for champagne.

    Town Life in Australia

  • 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.

    Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines

  • I guess we'll have to make it a temperate sort of orgy, making up in the spectacular what it lacks in spirituousness. "

    Aladdin & Co. A Romance of Yankee Magic

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