Definition of Seediness

1. Noun. A lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing.

Exact synonyms: Manginess, Shabbiness, Sleaziness
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Specialized synonyms: Raggedness
Derivative terms: Mangy, Seedy, Shabby, Sleazy



Definition of Seediness

1. n. The quality or state of being seedy, shabby, or worn out; a state of wretchedness or exhaustion.

Definition of Seediness

1. Noun. The property of being seedy (unkempt). ¹

2. Noun. The property of being seedy (full of seeds). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seediness

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Medical Definition of Seediness

1. The quality or state of being seedy, shabby, or worn out; a state of wretchedness or exhaustion. "What is called seedness, after a debauch, is a plain proof that nature has been outraged." (J. S. Blackie) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seediness

seedeater
seedeaters
seedeating
seeded
seeded player
seeded raisin
seeder
seeders
seedes
seedful
seedie
seedier
seedies
seediest
seedily
seediness (current term)
seedinesses
seeding
seedings
seedlep
seedleps
seedless
seedless raisin
seedlessness
seedlike
seedling
seedlings
seedlip
seedlips
seedlop

Literary usage of Seediness

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1. The History of Co-operation in England: Its Literature and Its Advocates by George Jacob Holyoake (1875)
"... his seediness had a certain charm of taste, cleanness, and care. There was no seediness in his soul. His spirits were always bright. ..."

2. The History of Co-operation by George Jacob Holyoake (1908)
"He was thin, poor, and seedy; but even his seediness had a certain charm of taste, ... There was no seediness in his soul. His spirits were always bright. ..."

3. The History of Co-operation by George Jacob Holyoake (1908)
"He was thin, poor, and seedy ; but even his seediness had a certain charm of taste, ... There was no seediness in his soul. His spirits were always bright. ..."

4. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1873)
"... 88 'seediness,' and I am told (on the best authority) that the best corrective for such seediness is brandy and soda-water. Scotchmen prefer a hair of ..."

5. Chambers' Edinburgh Journal by Robert Chambers, William Chambers (1852)
"Here they appear a motley congregation, a curious agglomeration of seediness. ... they are on such occasions collected—seediness of dress and of character. ..."

6. Horses, how They Ought to be Shod: Being a Plain and Practical Treatise on by William Haycock (1869)
"... and seediness of the toe and quarters. The flatter the feet, the more carefully the shoe requires to be fitted, the greater the care necessary in ..."

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