Synonyms for adhesiveness

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Acquisitiveness is an essential trait of aristocracy, and adhesiveness of its perpetuity.

Directly above Inhabitiveness and Adhesiveness, Continuity is located.

I mention this incident to give an idea of the adhesiveness of the glue used in the construction of Swifts' nests.

A little boiled rice flour improves its adhesiveness for indoor use.

Fipps was a man of cosmopolitan tastes, and he had not the phrenological organs of locality and adhesiveness largely developed.

To prevent this and to increase its adhesiveness it is sometimes mixed with a little gum.

Though the root-meaning seems rather that of clamminess or adhesiveness, as found in Sansc.

The true location of acquisitiveness is anterior to combativeness, and lower than adhesiveness.

Secretiveness shows opacity, while Combativeness shows intense activity which extends into Adhesiveness and cautiousness.

Linseed oils, raw and boiled, which are used to give consistency, adhesiveness and also elasticity to the coat when dry.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French adhésif, formed in French from Latin adhaes-, past participle stem of adhaere (see adherent).

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adhesion

nounholding fast
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