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Definition of Amphibiousness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphibiousness
Literary usage of Amphibiousness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Business Organization and Combination: An Analysis of the Evolution and by Lewis Henry Haney (1916)
"The ease with which it enables the concentration of control in the hands of a few, the secrecy and deviousness of its interests, the " amphibiousness " of ..."
2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1920)
"So, too, in the upper Palaeozoic, the fact that some of the Amphibia were losing their "amphibiousness" by a retardation of hatching of their eggs, ..."
3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Having the faculty of living in two elements air and water. Figuratively, Of a mixed nature. amphibiousness, (am-f ib'-e-ns-nes) ni Capability of living in ..."
4. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1860)
"John, were he possible, would be interesting as a specimen of moral amphibiousness, but a very ''uncanny" servant about one's house. ..."