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English noun: wateriness

1. wateriness (state) the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water

SamplesThe baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield.
The water's muddiness made it undrinkable.
The sloppiness of a rainy November day.

Synonymsmuddiness, sloppiness

Broader (hypernym)wetness

2. wateriness (attribute) meagerness or poorness connoted by a superfluity of water (in a literary style as well as in a food)

SamplesThe haziness and wateriness of his disquisitions.
The wateriness of his blood.
No one enjoys the burning of his soup or the wateriness of his potatoes.

Broader (hypernym)exiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness

3. wateriness (attribute) the property of resembling the viscosity of water

Broader (hypernym)thinness

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