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synonyms for thorniness

  • discomfort
  • delicacy
  • difficulty
  • inconvenience
  • inopportuneness
  • painfulness
  • stickiness
  • trouble
  • uncomfortableness
  • unpleasantness
  • untimeliness
  • ticklishness

antonyms for thorniness

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • contentment
  • peace
  • artfulness
  • cleverness
  • convenience
  • dexterity
  • ease
  • easiness
  • elegance
  • grace
  • handiness
  • skill
  • straightforwardness
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How to use thorniness in a sentence

The common Whin, Furze, or Gorse, is very nearly as perfect an example of thorniness and spininess.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
The most characteristic feature of the jungle was its thorniness.
THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGOALFRED RUSSELL WALLACE
In their thorniness, however, there is no malice, only some malic acid.
EXCURSIONS AND POEMSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
The dustiness and thorniness of daily life were kept from him.
THE CONFOUNDING OF CAMELIAANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
It was a rank, wild growth, with many green leaves on it still, and made an impression of thorniness.
EXCURSIONS AND POEMSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THORNINESS

  • delicacy
  • difficulty
  • discomfort
  • inconvenience
  • inopportuneness
  • painfulness
  • stickiness
  • thorniness
  • ticklishness
  • trouble
  • uncomfortableness
  • unpleasantness
  • untimeliness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.