1. state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
Derivationally related forms: ↑stuffy
Hypernyms: ↑congestion
2. dull and pompous gravity
Syn: ↑stodginess
Derivationally related forms: ↑stuffy, ↑stodgy (for: ↑stodginess)
Hypernyms: ↑graveness, ↑gravity, ↑sobriety, ↑soberness, ↑somberness, ↑sombreness
3. the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
Syn: ↑closeness
Derivationally related forms: ↑stuffy
Hypernyms: ↑quality

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