Definition of Portentousness

1. Noun. The quality of being portentous ¹



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Definition of Portentousness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portentousness

porte cochères
ported
portegue
portegues
portemonnaie
portend
portended
portending
portends
portension
portensions
portent
portentive
portentous
portentously
portentousness (current term)
portents
porteous
porter
porter's beer
porterage
porterages
portered
porteress
porteresses
porterhouse
porterhouse steak
porterhouses
portering
porterly

Literary usage of Portentousness

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1881)
"The supposed portentousness of the event was further magnified by the occurrence of a lunar eclipse at Constantinople. Again, the Great Plague of London was ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1887)
"... and the power of bells over them, as well as the portentousness of comets and the movement of the heavens by angels. He dwells especially, too, ..."

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