Definition of Edginess

1. Noun. Feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable.

Exact synonyms: Disquietude, Inquietude, Uneasiness
Generic synonyms: Anxiety
Specialized synonyms: Willies
Derivative terms: Edgy, Uneasy

Definition of Edginess

1. Noun. The state of being edgy; anxiety ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Edginess

1. the state of being edgy [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Edginess

edgepath
edgepaths
edger
edgers
edges
edgeware
edgewares
edgeways
edgewise
edgewise appliance
edgework
edgie
edgier
edgiest
edgily
edginess (current term)
edginesses
edgingly
edgings
edgrow
edgrowth
edgy
edh
edhs
edibilities
edibility
edible
edible-pod pea
edible-podded pea

Literary usage of Edginess

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard, ( (1917)
"It must, however, be observed, that twilight, while it takes off the edginess of those objects which are below the horizon, more sensibly marks the outline ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"It must, however, be observed, that twilight, while it takes off the edginess of those objects which are below the horizon, more sensibly marks the outline ..."

3. Color in Everyday Life: A Manual for Lay Students, Artisaus and Artists; the by Louis Weinberg (1918)
"Fur moreover is free from edginess and for that reason proved useful in the base border, where edginess would be a falsely insistent note. ..."

4. Essays on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful by Uvedale Price (1810)
"In fact, twilight does, what an improver ought to do: it connects what was before scattered ; it fills up staring, meagre vacancies;. it destroys edginess; ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Designs by Henry Vincent Hubbard, Theodara Kimball Hubbard (1917)
"It must, however, be observed, that twilight, while it takes off the edginess of those objects which are below the horizon, more sensibly marks the outline ..."

6. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... acute, and definite without that edginess and inelasticity which is so conspicuous in Macaulay's criticisms, alike in their matter and their form. ..."

7. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1908)
"... acute, and definite, without that edginess and inelasticity which is so conspicuous in Macaulay's criticisms, alike in their matter and their form. ..."

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