mellowness

mellowness
noun
1. kindheartedness through maturity or old age
Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
Hypernyms: ↑kindheartedness, ↑kind-heartedness
2. a taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor
Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
3. the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
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the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall

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the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness

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he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

Syn: ↑fullness, ↑richness
Derivationally related forms: ↑rich (for: ↑richness), ↑mellow, ↑full (for: ↑fullness)
Hypernyms: ↑property
4. a soft shade of a color
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a mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble

Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
Hypernyms: ↑shade, ↑tint, ↑tincture, ↑tone
5. geniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana
Derivationally related forms: ↑mellow
Hypernyms: ↑affability, ↑affableness, ↑amiability, ↑amiableness, ↑bonhomie, ↑geniality

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