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Definition of Lumpishness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Lumpishness
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1. The Architectural Magazine (1836)
"These, and other odd architectural antics, contrast strangely with the ponderous lumpishness of the whole mass; and yet they also seem to assort with it ..."
2. The Connoisseur by Town, Bonnell Thornton, George Colman (1904)
"The deeply penetrative eyes and gently mocking lips have all their work cut out for them to counteract the lumpishness and animality of their surroundings. ..."
3. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de ( Cervantes Saavedra, Henry Edward Watts (1888)
"But he, maugre his ignorance, rudeness, and lumpishness, held his own with them, saying to those about him and to the Doctor Pedro Recio, ..."
4. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1839)
"This is admitted by the French themselves, who admire the beauty of English women as much as they ridicule their lumpishness nnd awkwardness. ..."
5. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"lumpishness, (lump'-ish-nes) nt Stupid heaviness. LUMPY, (lump'-e) a. Full of lumps; full of compact masses. LUNACY, (lu'-na-se) na A kind of madness ..."