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Snugness   Listen
noun
Snugness  n.  The quality or state of being snug.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Snugness" Quotes from Famous Books



... regular practitioners appeared in the market. It found its way into church and palace—chamber and hall. It served at once to cover and adorn cold and comfortless walls. It added warmth, and, when snow was on the hill and ice in the stream, gave an air of social snugness which has deserted some ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Vol. 14, Issue 382, July 25, 1829 • Various

... how they're making them in the East?" doubtfully asked the neophyte, reflecting that the pinched-in snugness of the coat, and the flare effect of the skirts, while unquestionably more impressive than his own box-like garb, still lacked something of the quiet distinction which he recalled in the clothes of Herbert Cressey. The thought ...
— Success - A Novel • Samuel Hopkins Adams

... pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition; oblectation, delectation, delection^; relish, zest; gusto &c (physical pleasure) 377; satisfaction &c (content) 831; complacency. well-being; good &c 618; snugness, comfort, ease; cushion &c 215; sans souci [Fr.], without worry, mind at ease. joy, gladness, delight, glee, cheer, sunshine; cheerfulness &c 836. treat, refreshment; amusement &c 840; luxury &c 377. mens sana in corpore sano [Lat.] [Juvenal], a sound mind in a sound body. happiness, felicity, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... was so good that Willet distinctly saw the paddlers at work and the other warriors sitting upright. It was not possible to read eyes at such a distance, but he imagined what they expressed and the thought pleased him. As Robert had predicted, the snugness of their hiding place with savages above and savages below heightened his feeling of comfort and safety. He was in sight and yet unseen. They would never think of the three hanging there in the side of the cliff. He laughed softly, under his breath, and ...
— The Lords of the Wild - A Story of the Old New York Border • Joseph A. Altsheler



Words linked to "Snugness" :   coziness, comfortableness, snug, cosiness, comfort



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