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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

SamplesThe 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.

Synonymsfullness, richness

Broader (hypernym)property

4. mellowness (attribute) a soft shade of a color

SamplesA 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

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