HyperDic: smoothness

English > 5 senses of the word smoothness:
NOUNattributesmoothnessa texture without roughness
communicationsmoothness, eloquence, fluencypowerful and effective language
attributesmoothness, suavity, suaveness, blandnessthe quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
attributesmoothnessthe quality of having a level and even surface
attributesmoothnessthe quality of being free from errors or interruptions / interruptions
smoothness > pronunciation
Soundssmuw'dhnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > smoothness: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA texture without roughness; smooth to the touch.
Examples
  • "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"
  • "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"
Narrowerfineness, powderinessHaving a very fine texture
polish, gloss, glossiness, burnishThe property of being smooth and shiny
silkiness, sleeknessThe smooth feel of silk fabric
slickness, slick, slipperiness, slipA slippery smoothness
BroadertextureThe feel of a surface or a fabric
Oppositeroughness, raggednessA texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
Spanishsuavidad
Adjectivessmoothhaving a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
English > smoothness: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningPowerful and effective language.
Example "his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police"
Synonymseloquence, fluency
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Spanishelocuencia
Catalaneloqüència
English > smoothness: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner.
Synonymssuavity, suaveness, blandness
Broadergraciousnessexcellence of manners or social conduct
Spanishinsipidez, zalamería
Adjectivessmoothsmoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
English > smoothness: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality of having a level and even surface.
Examples
  • "the water was a glassy smoothness"
  • "the weather system of the Pacific is determined by the uninterrupted smoothness of the ocean"
Broaderevenness, invariabilityA quality of uniformity and lack of variation
Adjectivessmoothof the margin of a leaf shape
smooth(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
English > smoothness: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being free from errors or interruptions / interruptions.
Example"the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified"
BroadereffortlessnessThe quality of requiring little effort
Spanishllaneza
Catalanplanor
Adjectivessmooth(music) without breaks between notes
smoothof motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence
smoothlacking obstructions or difficulties
smoothsmooth and unconstrained in movement

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