Definition of Fulsomeness

1. Noun. Excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm.

Exact synonyms: Smarm, Unction
Generic synonyms: Compliment
Derivative terms: Fulsome, Smarmy



2. Noun. Smug self-serving earnestness.
Exact synonyms: Oiliness, Oleaginousness, Smarminess, Unction, Unctuousness
Generic synonyms: Hypocrisy
Derivative terms: Fulsome, Oily, Oleaginous, Smarmy, Unctuous

Definition of Fulsomeness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being fulsome or showing overdone and insincere flattery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fulsomeness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fulsomeness

fulminatory
fulmine
fulmined
fulmineous
fulmines
fulminic
fulminic acid
fulmining
fulminuric
fulminuric acid
fulness
fulnesses
fulsamic
fulsome
fulsomely
fulsomeness (current term)
fulsomenesses
fulsomer
fulsomest
fulth
fulvalene
fulvalenes
fulvene
fulvenes
fulvenyl
fulvenyls
fulvic
fulvic acid
fulvid
fulvous

Literary usage of Fulsomeness

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1. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"... gives a sort of fulsomeness to the forms of address. Thus Honorius in official communications addresses Symmachus: ..."

2. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"You cannot imagine the fulsomeness of his flatteries, vous ne sauriez vous faire une idée de ce qu il ya île dégoûtant dans ses flatteries, The fulsomeness ..."

3. A Select Glossary of English Words Used Formerly in Senses Different from by Richard Chenevix Trench, Abram Smythe Palmer (1906)
"... \I have seen it questioned whether fulsomeness.jin the first syllable of ' fulsome ' we are to find ' foul' or ' full'. There should be no question on ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... men and women, and all over Greece and those hot countries; to absterge belike that fulsomeness of sweat, to which they are there subject. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... so uniformly severe, and a denunciation so intensely bitter as to exceed the completeness of its approval and the fulsomeness of its praise in the past. ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"The terrible distress of the poor scholar excuses the fulsomeness of the language in which the king's virtues are set forth. [Biog. ..."

7. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1898)
"On the whole the biography is defensive of Alexander, but it strikes the happy mean between the fulsomeness of earlier histories and the severities of ..."

8. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"... gives a sort of fulsomeness to the forms of address. Thus Honorius in official communications addresses Symmachus: ..."

9. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"You cannot imagine the fulsomeness of his flatteries, vous ne sauriez vous faire une idée de ce qu il ya île dégoûtant dans ses flatteries, The fulsomeness ..."

10. A Select Glossary of English Words Used Formerly in Senses Different from by Richard Chenevix Trench, Abram Smythe Palmer (1906)
"... \I have seen it questioned whether fulsomeness.jin the first syllable of ' fulsome ' we are to find ' foul' or ' full'. There should be no question on ..."

11. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... men and women, and all over Greece and those hot countries; to absterge belike that fulsomeness of sweat, to which they are there subject. ..."

12. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... so uniformly severe, and a denunciation so intensely bitter as to exceed the completeness of its approval and the fulsomeness of its praise in the past. ..."

13. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"The terrible distress of the poor scholar excuses the fulsomeness of the language in which the king's virtues are set forth. [Biog. ..."

14. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1898)
"On the whole the biography is defensive of Alexander, but it strikes the happy mean between the fulsomeness of earlier histories and the severities of ..."

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