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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being clumsy, dry, and awkward.

Usage examples (38)
  • He criticized the woodenness of the acting
  • There was a certain woodenness in his replies
  • The apathy and "woodenness" of children under average modes of pedagogy is apparent to anyone who is interested enough to observe.
  • What reader of novels has not felt the "woodenness" of this mode of telling? for more
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