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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being suggestive.

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  • noun uncountable The state or quality of being suggestive.
  • noun countable, rare The result or product of being suggestive.

Etymologies

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From suggestive +‎ -ness

Examples

  • In practice, the distinction between descriptiveness and suggestiveness is vague and arbitrary: “Chicken of the Sea” for tuna; LA for low alcohol beer; Pizza Rolls for snacks — depending on where you live, these are either descriptive or suggestive terms.

    IPSC, first plenary session

  • In practice, the distinction between descriptiveness and suggestiveness is vague and arbitrary: “Chicken of the Sea” for tuna; LA for low alcohol beer; Pizza Rolls for snacks — depending on where you live, these are either descriptive or suggestive terms.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • This sexual suggestiveness is also present in Mary Robinson's seemingly demure portrait by

    Framing Romantic Dress: Mary Robinson, Princess Caroline and the Sex/Text

  • I used to wonder in those days, and still am surprised anew as again I turn over these letters, at the amount of what I might call suggestiveness in Wyman.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 87, March, 1875

  • One is conscious throughout of a careful anxiety that every avenue to "suggestiveness" shall be just hinted and at once decently veiled.

    Impressions and Comments

  • The pictures form of themselves a story, and while sufficiently literal to be easily read, they at the same time possess that quality of suggestiveness which is only associated with work of a creative order.

    Historic Boys Their Endeavours, Their Achievements, and Their Times

  • So I would term the dear delights of sexual converse and that sub-erotic literature, the phthisical "French novel," whose sole merit is "suggestiveness," taking the place of Oriental morosa voluptas and of the unnatural practices -- Tribadism and so forth, still rare, we believe, in England.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Kafila on the random accusation of "suggestiveness" by various censors in India.

    Kafila

  • Kafila on the random accusation of "suggestiveness" by various censors in India.

    Kafila

  • Hwa draws some nice parallels between mother and daughter here, especially in a sequence where Ehwa coquettishly mixes her shoes with the young monk's without fully realizing the suggestiveness of her actions.

    Robot reviews: The Color of Earth | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

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