Definition of Airlessness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being poorly ventilated; lacking good air circulation, having stale air. ¹



2. Noun. The state or quality of a (relative) vacuum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airlessness

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airily
airiness
airinesses
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airing cupboards
airing out
airings
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airlane
airlanes
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airless lung
airlessly
airlessness (current term)
airlessnesses
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Literary usage of Airlessness

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1. Emile Coué, the Man and His Work by Hugh Vibart Macnaghten (1922)
"The rest of us try to follow in his steps, and some of us are actually surprised at our success in not minding very much the airlessness, and worse than ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"Whatever is seen before sunset on that March day, of dirt, of airlessness, of savage foods, of impregnable stupidity, may be easily massed and excused in a ..."

3. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"... yet he took particular notice at the time, as he afterwards had occasion to remember, of the airlessness and closeness of the house ; that they left the ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"The degree of density to the X-ray was surprising in the absence of consolidation or fluid, and may be taken to some extent as evidence for the airlessness ..."

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