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Noun: smoothness  smoodh-nus
  1. A texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"
  2. Powerful and effective language
    "his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police";
    - eloquence, fluency
  3. The quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
    - suavity, suaveness, blandness
  4. The quality of having a level and even surface
    "the water was a glassy smoothness"; "the weather system of the Pacific is determined by the uninterrupted smoothness of the ocean"
  5. The quality of being free from errors or interruptions
    "the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified"

Type of: effortlessness, evenness, expressive style, graciousness, invariability, style, texture

Antonym: roughness

Encyclopedia: Smoothness