Definition of Sootiness

1. Noun. The state of being dirty with soot.

Exact synonyms: Smuttiness
Generic synonyms: Dirtiness, Uncleanness
Derivative terms: Smutty, Sooty



Definition of Sootiness

1. n. The quality or state of being sooty; fuliginousness.

Definition of Sootiness

1. Noun. The state or property of being sooty ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sootiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sootiness

soothings
soothly
soothness
sooths
soothsaid
soothsaw
soothsay
soothsayer
soothsayers
soothsaying
soothsayings
soothsays
sootier
sootiest
sootily
sootiness (current term)
sootinesses
sooting
sootish
sootless
sootlike
soots
sooty
sop up
sopaipilla
sopaipillas
sopapilla
sopapillas
sopcheite
soph

Literary usage of Sootiness

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"OTHER VARIATIONS OF GUINEA-PIGS Black sootiness often appears in the red or yellow ... This sootiness is especially conspicuous in pale creams and in whites ..."

2. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"... his complexion, like that of others of my darkest men, having a sort of rich, clear depth, without a trace of sootiness, and to my eye very handsome. ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"At the foot of the ridge we pass an old blacksmith shop, its sootiness and dirt toned down by the pale veil of mist, the light of its forge glowing dusky ..."

4. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"Divested of its inevitable sootiness of hue, the district through which the Dearne winds its way would compare favourably with that intersected by most of ..."

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