HyperDic: stuffiness

English > 3 senses of the word stuffiness:
NOUNstatestuffinessstate of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
attributestuffiness, closenessthe quality of being close and poorly ventilated
attributestuffiness, stodginessdull and pompous gravity
English > stuffiness: 3 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningstate of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat.
Broadercongestionexcessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
Adjectivesstuffyaffected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction
English > stuffiness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being close and poorly ventilated.
Synonymcloseness
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Adjectivesstuffylacking fresh air
English > stuffiness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningdull and pompous gravity.
Synonymstodginess
Broadergraveness, gravity, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombrenessA manner that is serious and solemn
Spanishpesadez, pomposidad
Adjectivesstuffyexcessively conventional and unimaginative / unimaginative and hence dull / dull

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