earthiness

earthiness
Synonyms and related words:
Adam, Philistinism, animalism, animality, beastliness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, carnal nature, carnal-mindedness, carnality, coarseness, crassness, crudeness, crudity, down-to-earthness, earthliness, earthly-mindedness, fallen nature, fallen state, flesh, fleshliness, frankness, freedom from illusion, gaudiness, grossness, hardheadedness, lack of feelings, lapsed state, loudness, materialism, matter-of-factness, meretriciousness, mundaneness, nonspirituality, obscenity, positivism, postlapsarian state, practical-mindedness, practicality, practicalness, pragmaticism, pragmatism, raciness, rankness, rationality, rawness, realism, reasonableness, ribaldry, roughness, rudeness, saltiness, saneness, scientism, secularism, sensibleness, sober-mindedness, spiciness, swinishness, the Old Adam, the beast, the flesh, the offending Adam, uncouthness, unidealism, unromanticalness, unsentimentality, unspirituality, vulgarity, worldliness, worldly-mindedness

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  • Earthiness — Earth i*ness, n. The quality or state of being earthy, or of containing earth; hence, grossness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earthiness — [ʉrth′ē nis] n. an earthy quality or state * * * See earthily. * * * …   Universalium

  • earthiness — [ʉrth′ē nis] n. an earthy quality or state …   English World dictionary

  • earthiness — earthy ► ADJECTIVE (earthier, earthiest) 1) resembling or suggestive of soil. 2) direct and uninhibited, especially about sexual subjects or bodily functions. DERIVATIVES earthily adverb earthiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • earthiness — noun see earthy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • earthiness — noun a) The state of being earthy b) grossness …   Wiktionary

  • earthiness — earth·i·ness || ɜːθɪnɪs n. quality of being earthy; earthliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • earthiness — earth·i·ness …   English syllables

  • earthiness — /ˈɜθinəs/ (say ertheenuhs) noun 1. earthy nature or properties. 2. the quality of being down to earth or direct. 3. coarseness; crudity. 4. unrefined, straightforward sensuality, especially sexuality …  

  • earthiness — thēnə̇s, thin sometimes th noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English erthynesse, from erthy earthy + nesse ness : the quality or state of being earthy: as a. : a real …   Useful english dictionary

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