Definition of Clamminess

1. Noun. Unpleasant wetness.

Exact synonyms: Dankness
Generic synonyms: Damp, Dampness, Moistness
Derivative terms: Clammy, Dank



Definition of Clamminess

1. n. State of being clammy or viscous.

Definition of Clamminess

1. Noun. the state of being clammy ¹

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Definition of Clamminess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clamminess

clamburger
clamdigger
clamdiggers
clame
clames
clamjamphrie
clamjamphries
clamlike
clammed
clammed up
clammer
clammers
clammier
clammiest
clammily
clamminess (current term)
clamminesses
clamming
clamming up
clammy
clammy chickweed
clammy locust
clammyweed
clamor
clamored
clamorer
clamorers
clamoring
clamorings
clamorous

Literary usage of Clamminess

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1870)
"I observe a certain degree of clamminess about the sheaths of the ... The clamminess may be entirely accidental; and if there were universally a sugary ..."

2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"In England, we have observed that this clamminess differs much in different trees, and in some is almost wanting. Properties and Uses, SfC. ..."

3. Principles of Education by Frederick Elmer Bolton (1910)
"... joy may produce a flow of tears, that fear and other emotions may induce sudden perspiration, that fear may produce clamminess, or even paralysis, etc. ..."

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