English noun: mellowness
|1.||mellowness (feeling) kindheartedness through maturity or old age|
|Broader (hypernym)||kind-heartedness, kindheartedness|
|2.||mellowness (cognition) a taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor|
|Broader (hypernym)||gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation|
|3.||mellowness (attribute) the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing|
|Samples||The music had a fullness that echoed through the hall.|
The cheap wine had no body, no mellowness.
He was well aware of the richness of his own appearance.
|4.||mellowness (attribute) a soft shade of a color|
|Samples||A mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble.|
|Broader (hypernym)||shade, tincture, tint, tone|
|5.||mellowness (attribute) geniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana|
|Broader (hypernym)||affability, affableness, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie, geniality|