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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Dull and pompous gravity; The quality of being close and poorly ventilated; State of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat.

Usage examples (32)
  • Yet, there is no arrogance, or "stuffiness" that is typically associated with many of our competitors.
  • His head ached, the stuffiness of the room was unendurable.
  • Tanis felt chilled, despite the warm stuffiness of the room.
  • Just imagine the darkness and the stuffiness of these rooms. for more
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