Definitions

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  • noun The state of being wispy.

Etymologies

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wispy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The wispiness is my body's way of telling me that a beard is not designed to be on my face.

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  • We sat down in her makeshift home office, perched on chairs that looked as though they might take flight, their wispiness and unusual shape poised for wings.

    Reconciliation. «

  • He dances with the breathtaking verve of his predecessor James Brown, the beguiling wispiness of Diana Ross, the ungainly pathos of Charlie Chaplin, the edgy joy of a man startled to be alive.

    The Tour, The Money, The Magic

  • That was Richard, too, a bit of human wispiness in thin overcoat and thick boots.

    Kangaroo

  • It left such a copious white dross of disorderly wispiness

    On Pickiness

  • The tunnel we entered was totally dark, but she conjured a darting dot, bright in its will-o'-the-wispiness, which preceded us through the gloom and the damp.

    Knight of Shadows

  • If Helva noticed the odd hollowness, the occasional wispiness as if the tone were half-supported, her sensors were keener than the ears of the adoring crowd of young students and patient officials.

    The Ship Who Sang

  • If Helva noticed the odd hollowness, the occasional wispiness as if the tone were half-supported, her sensors were keener than the ears of the adoring crowd of young students and patient officials.

    the ship who sang

  • Simbel in his defeat has lost much of his recent wispiness.

    The Satanic Verses

  • Both in their mid-20s, Zach Steinman and Sam Haar make spaced-out dance music that has roots in Giorgio Moroder synth workouts and Boards of Canada wispiness.

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