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Definition 1: a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where smoothness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(smoothness is a kind of ...) the feel of a surface or a fabric

"the wall had a smooth texture"

(... is a kind of smoothness ) the smooth feel of silk fabric

(... is a kind of smoothness ) a slippery smoothness

"he could feel the slickness of the tiller"

(... is a kind of smoothness ) having a very fine texture

"the fineness of the sand on the beach"

(... is a kind of smoothness ) the property of being smooth and shiny

Definition 2: the quality of having a level and even surface - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where smoothness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(smoothness is a kind of ...) a quality of uniformity and lack of variation

Definition 3: the quality of being free from errors or interruptions - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where smoothness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified

(smoothness is a kind of ...) the quality of requiring little effort

"such effortlessness is achieved only after hours of practice"

Definition 4: the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for smoothness in the sense of this definition

(smoothness is a kind of ...) excellence of manners or social conduct

Definition 5: powerful and effective language - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where smoothness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for smoothness in the sense of this definition

(smoothness is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

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