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  • n. The condition of being vaporous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being vaporous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being vaporous; mistiness.

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

  • n. cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor


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  • Has his vaporousness seen any fences around labour camps in China, another country he has recently visited without bothering to mention how Christians are treated there?

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  • Oh and here is a goody: what does his vaporousness think about terrorism?

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  • Quite clearly, his vaporousness is incapable of grasping the links between Britain and America and the ideas that govern or in the case of Britain, used to govern those countries.

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  • Their delicate vaporousness, and rare colours, were sweet delights to the old man, and he and Mrs. Welden spent happy evenings discussing them as personal possessions.

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  • Of their living habitations they made little account, conceiving of them but as _hospitia_, or inns, while they adorned the sepulchres of the dead, and, planting thereon lasting bases, defied the crumbling touches of time and the misty vaporousness of oblivion.

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  • Ken Kalfus on All Shall Be Well; All Shall Be Well; and All Manner of Things Shall Be Well by Tod Wodicka: Although Wodicka turns up a provocative thought here and there, this musing, typical of Burt’s grief-laden vaporousness, serves also to illustrate the artless, wordy and underarticulated writing that makes 'All Shall Be Well' such a Black Death of a chore to read.

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