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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smoothness(noun)

    a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch

    "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"

  2. eloquence, fluency, smoothness(noun)

    powerful and effective language

    "his eloquence attracted a large congregation"; "fluency in spoken and written English is essential"; "his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police"

  3. suavity, suaveness, blandness, smoothness(noun)

    the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner

  4. smoothness(noun)

    the quality of having a level and even surface

    "the water was a glassy smoothness"; "the weather system of the Pacific is determined by the uninterrupted smoothness of the ocean"

  5. smoothness(noun)

    the quality of being free from errors or interruptions

    "the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified"


  1. smoothness(Noun)

    The condition of being smooth.

    Etymology: From smethnes, *, from smeþnes, *, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smoothness(noun)

    quality or state of being smooth

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smoothness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smoothness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of smoothness in a Sentence

  1. Mouchegh Petrossian:

    Great caviar should have a buttery smoothness to it and shouldn’t really taste fishy at all.

  2. Raymond Chandler:

    Would you convey my compliments to the purist who reads your proofs and tell him or her that I write in a sort of broken-down patois which is something like the way a Swiss waiter talks, and that when I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split, and when I interrupt the velvety smoothness of my more or less literate syntax with a few sudden words of bar-room vernacular, that is done with the eyes wide open and the mind relaxed but attentive.

  3. R. Buckminster Fuller:

    Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - "which is the mostest? which is the leastest?" They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: the heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.

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