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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being transparent or smooth; Also: The quality or state of being expressionless or dull

Usage examples (35)
  • "Yes," said Miss Slayback, her insouciance gaining with his discomposure, her eyes widening and then a dolly kind of glassiness seeming to set in.
  • No one has ever remarked upon the glassiness of her eyes.
  • There was only the roiling glassiness of the water itself.
  • Oddly, the glassiness made them look more alive than usual. for more
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