from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being vegetative, in any sense.
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Your favorite exterminator and mine, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, "apologized" yesterday for threatening federal judges because they refused to prolong Terri Schiavo's persistent vegetativeness.
Yesterday I reached a state of vegetativeness not seen since high school days.
It’s subtly mandarin, and you can still taste the green tea’s vegetativeness through it.
Still, she sends Grey off to order a CT just to confirm the patient’s general vegetativeness.
Dear Mr. Hemsley, ” You are aware that Patrick Geddes proposes to exclude Natural Selection in the origination of thorns and spines, which he imputes to “diminishing vegetativeness” or “ebbing vitality of the species.”