Definition of Puffiness

1. Noun. An abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.




2. Noun. Lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity.

Definition of Puffiness

1. n. The quality or state of being puffy.

Definition of Puffiness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being puffy. ¹

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Definition of Puffiness

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Literary usage of Puffiness

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1. Ophthalmic Record: A Monthly Review of the Progress of Ophthalmology (1900)
"Should there be any puffiness about the papilla Pot. lod. may be substituted for the iron. A weekly Turkish bath and plenty of outdoor exercise will do much ..."

2. Clinical Journal (1903)
"Any general effusion into the joint will cause a puffiness between О and I. If the effusion is considerable it will extend between E and I. If there is a ..."

3. Text-book of Homeopathic Materia Medica by George Royal (1920)
"with the puffiness beneath the eyes," and in most cases the characteristic diarrhea. Kidneys: In chronic nephritis we find the "sallow, waxy, cachectic face ..."

4. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"... diabetes and menstrual derangements, with a tendency to puffiness or swelling of the limbs on exertion, when the pulse is feeble and frequent. ..."

5. Key-notes to the Materia Medica by Henry Newell Guernsey, Joseph Colburn Guernsey (1886)
"Pricking, tensive.—Spigel. in outer parts.—Platin., Ran. seel. puffiness.—Ant. crud., Calc. carb., ..."

6. Receipts and Remedies: Useful Hints for Everyone on Health, Beauty, Clothing by Louis Andrew Flemming (1908)
"puffiness under the eyes can sometimes be helped by the following massage treatment: Use both hands, place the finger-tips directly beneath the eyes, ..."

7. The Care of the Face: How to Have Clear, Healthy Skin and how to Eradicate by William A. Woodbury (1915)
"Bathing—Lotions—Tonics—Strained Eyes—Watering Eyes—Inflamed Eyes—puffiness Under the Eyes—Dark Circles Under the Eyes—Styes. FREQUENT bathing of the eyes, ..."

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