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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of being heavy and compact in form or stature

Usage examples (8)
  • Nicolas began to pace up and down the room noiselessly, with an agility that clashed with his stockiness.
  • A nice example of selection of emergent features would be the stockiness of the limbs of ambulatory creatures in a gravitational field.
  • But if you allowed for the stockiness demanded by the mass, she was a handsome woman, evidently of Near Eastern descent, neatly clad in blouse and trews.
  • I turned around but could not see the building from where I emerged, it being tucked off the main street and its single-storey stockiness obscured by the expansive... for more
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