Definitions

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  • noun The state or quality of being squishy.

Etymologies

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squishy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The danger, writes author Karen Armstrong in London's Guardian, the chief repository of British media squishiness, is that Islamic violence is merely a myth fed by papal indulgence: "We may even be strengthening [the myth] by falling back into our old habits of projection."

    Sound Politics: Pope Benedict Hits His Mark

  • However, that sort of variable is what I call "squishiness", which I have no idea how to render in a mathematical formula.

    Your Newest Fantasy Debuter

  • * ABDmom, I think you could handle this recipe if you used the "petite diced" tomatoes, since they eliminate the "squishiness" of regular cut tomatoes.

    Wednesday Recipes

  • And maybe we have to find our voices and be honest -- about the potential for "squishiness," even.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Fighting Words

  • Last April, the Horn Book Blog did its usual "pour trail of gunpowder, light match, stand back and look thoughtful" thing and made a statement about the "squishiness" in children's book reviewing.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Last April, the Horn Book Blog did its usual "pour trail of gunpowder, light match, stand back and look thoughtful" thing and made a statement about the "squishiness" in children's book reviewing.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Fighting Words

  • * ABDmom, I think you could handle this recipe if you used the "petite diced" tomatoes, since they eliminate the "squishiness" of regular cut tomatoes.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • And maybe we have to find our voices and be honest -- about the potential for "squishiness," even.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • This is about being deliberate about commitments, specific about what you're committing to, and trying to root out "squishiness" and weasel words in your commitments.

    Genuine Curiosity by Dwayne Melancon

  • This is about being deliberate about commitments, specific about what you're committing to, and trying to root out "squishiness" and weasel words in your commitments.

    Genuine Curiosity by Dwayne Melancon

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