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substantialness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being substantial, in any sense.

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

  • noun The quality or state of being substantial.

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

  • noun The state or condition of being substantial.

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

  • noun the quality of being substantial or having substance

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Examples

  • Though a degree of astringency can be desirable in a dish or drink—it contributes a feeling of substantialness—it often becomes tiresome.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Though a degree of astringency can be desirable in a dish or drink—it contributes a feeling of substantialness—it often becomes tiresome.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Victoria, William, and Macarthy, situated on separate hills commanding the town, add to the general appearance of permanent substantialness so different from the usual ramshackledom of West

    Travels in West Africa

  • Even when you go ashore and have had time to recover your senses, scattered by the surf experience, you find this substantialness a true one, not a mere visual delusion produced by painted wood as the seeming substantialness of Sierra

    Travels in West Africa

  • Victoria, William, and Macarthy, situated on separate hills commanding the town, add to the general appearance of permanent substantialness so different from the usual ramshackledom of West

    Travels in West Africa

  • Even when you go ashore and have had time to recover your senses, scattered by the surf experience, you find this substantialness a true one, not a mere visual delusion produced by painted wood as the seeming substantialness of Sierra Leone turns out to be when you get to close quarters with it.

    Travels in West Africa

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