Definition of Balminess

1. Noun. The quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing. "The climate had the softness of the south of France"

Exact synonyms: Softness
Generic synonyms: Clemency, Mildness
Derivative terms: Soft



Definition of Balminess

1. Noun. The characteristic of being balmy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balminess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balminess

ballyragged
ballyragging
ballyrags
balm
balm of Gilead
balmacaan
balmacaans
balmed
balmier
balmiest
balmified
balmifies
balmify
balmifying
balmily
balminess (current term)
balminesses
balming
balmless
balmlike
balmorals
balms
balmy
balneal
balnearies
balneary
balneation
balneations
balneatory
balneographies

Literary usage of Balminess

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1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... to their own use, they noticed the extreme balminess of the atmosphere, the gorgeous Italian sunsets, and the superior quality of the climate. ..."

2. The Life and Labours of Saint Thomas of Aquin by Roger Bede Vaughan, Jerome Vaughan (1890)
"Its position, its resources, its healthiness, the balminess of its air, its traditions—which ran back to Charlemagne and Alcuin ..."

3. The deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper (1841)
"... any part of this native scene, which lay bathed in the sun-light, a glorious picture of affluent forest- grandeur, softened by the balminess of June, ..."

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