Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The property of being sticky, adhesive, or tenacious; viscousness; glutinousness.

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

  • noun The quality of being sticky.

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

  • noun the property of sticking or adhering; adhesion
  • noun warmth and humidity, as on a muggy day
  • noun economics, of prices or wages the tendency to stay the same despite changes in the economy
  • noun marketing, interface design the presence of unique attributes that make a product indisposable and valuable to its owner
  • noun advertising a research measure that captures the extent to which viewers wish to spend more time looking at or reading a print ad.
  • noun psychology an overemotional attachment to others; clinging in interpersonal relations; difficulty with ending conversations

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

  • noun the property of sticking to a surface

Etymologies

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sticky +‎ -ness

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