Definition of Sultriness

1. Noun. Oppressively hot and humid weather.

Generic synonyms: Hot Weather
Derivative terms: Sultry



2. Noun. The quality of expressing or arousing sexual desire. "The sultriness of lust was in the air"
Generic synonyms: Desirability, Desirableness, Oomph, Sex Appeal
Derivative terms: Sultry

Definition of Sultriness

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

Definition of Sultriness

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sultriness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sultriness

sultanries
sultanry
sultans
sultanship
sultanships
sultany
sultim
sultims
sultine
sultines
sultone
sultones
sultrier
sultriest
sultrily
sultriness (current term)
sultrinesses
sulu
sulus
sulvanite
sum
sum-up
sum of its parts
sum of money
sum total
sum up
sumac
sumac family
sumach

Literary usage of Sultriness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Along the sea-coast the sultriness of the hot season is tempered by sea-breezes. The maximum temperature in the shade in 1882 was io5'6° F., and the minimum ..."

2. Italy: With Sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford (1835)
"Excessive sultriness of Lisbon—Night sounds of the city.— Public gala in the garden of the Conde de Villa Nova. ..."

3. Dansk-norsk-engelsk Ordbog by Johannes Magnussen (1902)
"... t sMo [c] sultriness. Mod [n] courage, mettle, pluck, haart; frs —! cheer up! never say die! satte — i ene .s age, reassure; vare ved godt — be of p ..."

4. The Life and Travels of Mungo Park: With the Account of His Death from the by Mungo Park (1840)
"sultriness of the Weather. — Continued Ill-treatment of Park. — His Sufferings from Hunger.—Removal of the Moorish Camp.— Park's Introduction to Queen ..."

5. Antonina: Or, The Fall of Rome by Wilkie Collins (1874)
"... idlers of Ravenna to brave the sultriness of the atmosphere, in the vain hope of being greeted by a breeze from the Adriatic, as they mounted the ..."

6. A Compendium of Molesworth's Marathi and English Dictionary by James Thomas Molesworth, Baba Padmanji (1863)
"To- A name for sultriness. 2 The practice of taking in regularly a certain quantity (milk, &c.); making periodical payments : such quantity regularly taken. ..."

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