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  • Fugaciousness — Fu*ga cious*ness, n. Fugacity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fugaciousness — index mortality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fugaciousness — fu·ga·cious·ness …   English syllables

  • fugaciousness — noun the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts) • Syn: ↑fugacity • Derivationally related forms: ↑fugacious, ↑fugacious (for: ↑fugacity) • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fugacity — noun 1. the tendency of a gas to expand or escape • Hypernyms: ↑physical property 2. the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts) • Syn: ↑fugaciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fugacious ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • fugaciously — adv.; fugaciousness n …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fugacious — fugaciously, adv. fugaciousness, fugacity /fyooh gas i tee/, n. /fyooh gay sheuhs/, adj. 1. fleeting; transitory: a sensational story with but a fugacious claim on the public s attention. 2. Bot. falling or fading early. [1625 35; < L fugaci (s.… …   Universalium

  • mortality — I noun condicio mortalis, death, destruction, evanescence, extinction, fatality, fugaciousness, fugacity, human race, humanity, humanness, impermanence, man, mankind, mortalitas, mortalness, subjection to death, temporary existence, transientness …   Law dictionary

  • fugacious — (adj.) fleeing, likely to flee, 1630s, from L. fugaci , stem of fugax apt to flee, timid, figuratively transitory, fleeting, from fugere to flee (see FUGITIVE (Cf. fugitive)) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Fugaciously; fugaciousness …   Etymology dictionary

  • fugacious — [fjʊ geɪʃəs] adjective literary tending to disappear; fleeting. Derivatives fugaciously adverb fugaciousness noun fugacity noun Origin C17: from L. fugax, fugac (from fugere flee ) + ious …   English new terms dictionary

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