bloodiness

bloody ADJECTIVE (bloodier, bloodiest) 1) covered with or composed of blood. 2) involving much violence or cruelty.
VERB (bloodies, bloodied) cover or stain with blood.
DERIVATIVES bloodily adverb bloodiness noun.

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  • Bloodiness — Blood i*ness, n. 1. The state of being bloody. [1913 Webster] 2. Disposition to shed blood; bloodthirstiness. [1913 Webster] All that bloodiness and savage cruelty which was in our nature. Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bloodiness — [blud′ē nis] n. the state of being bloody * * * See bloodily. * * * …   Universalium

  • bloodiness — 1590s, from BLOODY (Cf. bloody) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bloodiness — [blud′ē nis] n. the state of being bloody …   English World dictionary

  • bloodiness — noun see bloody I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloodiness — noun The characteristic of being bloody …   Wiktionary

  • bloodiness — n. cruelness, ferociousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bloodiness — blood·i·ness …   English syllables

  • bloodiness — noun 1. the state of being bloody • Derivationally related forms: ↑bloody • Hypernyms: ↑physical condition, ↑physiological state, ↑physiological condition 2. a disposition to shed blood • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bloodthirstiness — noun a disposition to shed blood • Syn: ↑bloodiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bloodthirsty, ↑bloody (for: ↑bloodiness) • Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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