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Definition of the noun stuffiness

What does stuffiness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: stuffinesses

  1. state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: congestion = excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
  2. the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of stuffiness: closeness
    • more generic word: quality = an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  3. dull and pompous gravity

Alternative definition of the noun stuffiness

noun

  1. [uncountable] The state or quality of being angry and obstinate.
  2. [uncountable] The state or quality of being poorly-ventilated and close.
  3. [countable, rare] The result or product of being stuffy.

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Google previewNew Trends in Allergy V (2002)

by Johannes Ring, Heidrun Behrendt

Nasal congestion/stuffiness is a common symptom of SAR and is related to the late-phase allergic response. Currently available oral histamine H,-receptor antagonists are not effective for treating nasal congestion. The effect of desloratadine 5 ...

Google previewBasic Clinical Radiobiology, Fifth Edition (2016)

by Michael C. Joiner, Albert van der Kogel

Nasal stuffiness is a common troublesome side effect, and although interface technology has greatly improved recently, it can lead to poor compliance. Coryzal illnesses can also lead to poor usage in those patients with nasal masks. The use ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

windows let in light but never fresh air, and above the stifling heat and stuffiness is an overpowering odor of sour cabbage and garlic-flavored beet-root stew. From the other room, the “cold room,” there emerges at daybreak a procession of ...

Google previewThe Heating and Ventilating Magazine (1921)

Stuffiness is a condition due to too high temperature and odors, ...

Google previewBuilding Systems Design (1921)

Stuffiness is a condition due to too high temperature and odors, or it may be either cause may suffice to call forth that exclamation. Nearly all school rooms the world over are too warm. There is no vitalizing principle in air other than oxygen and ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2012)

by Sherry Torkos

spray, can help relieve congestion and nasal stuffiness. Both oral and nasal decongestants can cause racing heart, increased ...

Google previewGrammar and Dictionary of the Bobangi Language as Spoken Over a Part of the Upper Congo, West Central Africa (1899)

Comp. and Prepared for the Baptist Missionary Society's Mission in the Congo Independent State by John Whitehead (Baptist missionary.)

compression, fulness, plethora, sob, stuffiness, suffocation. Ekilâ. п., an article, the use of which is abstained from ; forbidden thing, illicit act, prohibited article of diet, etc., a tabooed thing. Ekili, п., chair, form, Seat, stool. Ekili, п., hip.

Google previewDictionary of Architectural and Building Technology (2004)

by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, W. K. Chow

stuffiness strikeoff Same as SCREED . string In computing, a sequence of CHARACTERs. string course A continuous projecting horizontal band set in the surface of a wall, sometimes moulded. Its function is partly decorative and partly to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Stuffiness'of nose relieved ; simultaneously an attack of diarrhoea—Turbinate bones swollen.— Crusts form in r. nostril, pain like a string extends from r. nostril to r. ear, which is deaf (greatly relieved).——Excessive catarrh with frequent ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1896)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

It is marked by chilliness, sneezing, profuse mucous discharge, and a feeling of stuffiness in the nose. R. caseosa, a rare affection of the nose characterized by occlusion of the nasal fossae, extreme fetor, and the discharge of a gelatinous ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

It is marked by chilliness, sneezing, profuse mucous discharge, and a feeling of stuffiness in the nose. R. caseosa, a rare affection of the nose characterized by occlusion of the nasal fossae, extreme fetor, and the discharge of a gelatinous ...

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