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Meaning of "owlishness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OWLISHNESS

owlishness  [ˈaʊlɪʃnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OWLISHNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Owlishness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OWLISHNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of owlishness in the English dictionary

The definition of owlishness in the dictionary is the quality of resembling an owl in appearing solemn and wise.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OWLISHNESS


bearishness
ˈbɛərɪʃnəs
bluishness
ˈbluːɪʃnəs
boyishness
ˈbɔɪɪʃnəs
brackishness
ˈbrækɪʃnəs
bullishness
ˈbʊlɪʃnəs
dollishness
ˈdɒlɪʃnəs
dwarfishness
ˈdwɔːfɪʃnəs
elfishness
ˈɛlfɪʃnəs
Englishness
ˈɪŋɡlɪʃnəs
girlishness
ˈɡɜːlɪʃnəs
greenishness
ˈɡriːnɪʃnəs
hellishness
ˈhelɪʃnəs
hoggishness
ˈhɒɡɪʃnəs
Jewishness
ˈdʒuːɪʃnəs
qualmishness
ˈkwɑːmɪʃnəs
reddishness
ˈrɛdɪʃnəs
sottishness
ˈsɒtɪʃnəs
thievishness
ˈθiːvɪʃnəs
ticklishness
ˈtɪklɪʃnəs
tomfoolishness
ˌtɒmˈfuːlɪʃnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OWLISHNESS

owing
owing to
owl
owl-like
owler
owlery
owlet
owlish
owlishly
own
own brand
own goal
own label
own-brand
own-label
ownable
owner
owner-driver
owner-occupation

WORDS THAT END LIKE OWLISHNESS

Britishness
business
Caithness
childishness
foolishness
foppishness
freshness
harshness
highness
lushness
much of a muchness
rashness
richness
roughness
Royal Highness
selfishness
smoothness
stylishness
thoroughness
toughness
unselfishness

Synonyms and antonyms of owlishness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «owlishness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OWLISHNESS

Find out the translation of owlishness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of owlishness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «owlishness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

owlishness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

owlishness
570 millions of speakers

English

owlishness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

owlishness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

owlishness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

owlishness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

owlishness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

owlishness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

owlishness
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketinggian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

owlishness
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

owlishness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

owlishness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Owlishness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

owlishness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

owlishness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओहोळपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

owlishness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

owlishness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

owlishness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

owlishness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

owlishness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

owlishness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

owlishness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

owlishness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

owlishness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of owlishness

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OWLISHNESS»

The term «owlishness» is used very little and occupies the 163.142 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OWLISHNESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «owlishness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «owlishness» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about owlishness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OWLISHNESS»

Discover the use of owlishness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to owlishness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body
has found that extreme owl types are three times more common than extreme larks. Most people fall somewhere in between, with a leaning toward mild to moderate owlishness—a pattern that often fails to fit well with work routines, leading to ...
Jennifer Ackerman, 2008
2
Speaking To The Rose: Writings, 1912-1932
The owl of Minerva flies, Hegel thought, at nightfall. Under Minerva's tutelage Walser certainly was not. Yet there is an owlishness about his narrative gaze. While forging on with these new translations I have often been made aware of a ...
Robert Walser, Christopher Middleton, 2005
3
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
Of all owlishness that ever was, there is nothing like that of the rural police, BARING-GOULD Cmgmum (1893) xlviii. OWLY, adj. Suf.' [eu'li.] Stupid; tired. I 'a bin up all night an fare kienda owly this morning. OWME, OWMER, see Holm. sb.
Joseph Wright
4
Alma, Or, The Dead Women
WHAT IS OUR OWLISHNESS ALMA because this owl helped me, though it wasn' t in the gully it still must have been Alma it was in the past and near the gully because this owl though she wasn't a burrowing owl helped me in my mind which is ...
Alice Notley, 2006
5
Morrow's Almanack for the Year of Our Lord
Imagine my surprise when I asked him what he had that other men had not — or at least not many of them: "Owlishness !" "Owlishness ?" I asked. "What in heaven's name do you mean?" "Owlishness. Sitting and looking wise like an owl.
‎1929
6
Morrow's Almanack
Imagine my surprise when I asked him what he had that other men had not — or at least not many of them : "Owlishness I" "Owlishness?" I asked. "What in heaven's name do you mean?" "Owlishness. Sitting and looking wise like an owl.
‎1929
7
Josh Billings on Ice: And Other Things
JOSH BILLINGS AND THE LEKTUR COMMITTY. • Letters which pass from great men to great men are often wise to owlishness, and so successfully discursive as to treat beautifully upon everything but the point at "issoo." Salt Point, Feb.
Josh Billings, 1868
8
The Living Age ...
We found him a pleasant, well-informed Yankee, familiar with the leading facts of geology, protid even to idolatry of his subterranean property, and with a tinge of hat-and-owlishness in his visage, which betrayed that he was more at home in ...
‎1851
9
Shameless (Mills & Boon M&B) (The House of Rohan - Book 5)
A gentleman never showed his liquor, and it was onlythe slight owlishness of hiseyes that gave any hint that Harryhad already been drinking steadily. “Good evening,” he managed to reply. “Any luck with Charity? Now there's a field I might like ...
Anne Stuart, 2012
10
Too Late The Phalarope
And Flip had got very drunk, and had gone from person to person, asking with besotted owlishness, what's the point of living, what's the point of life? Then in the extreme of foolishness, he went to Jakob van Vlaanderen himself, sitting in the ...
Alan Paton, 2011

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OWLISHNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term owlishness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Portland, You're About to Get Finger Banged
... or just those who tend toward night owlishness. Much in the spirit of a Bishop's or a Rudy's, the space features an edgy atmosphere, thanks in ... «The Portland Mercury, Jul 15»
2
Waking up to 5 sleep fallacies
Women generally fall asleep earlier than men, who tend toward night owlishness. Women, however, tend to control the sleep times in a ... «Bend Bulletin, Nov 12»
3
Five myths about sleep
Women generally fall asleep earlier than men, who tend toward night owlishness. Women, however, tend to control the sleep times in a ... «Washington Post, Nov 12»
4
Writing in the Dark
Night-owlishness was a further adaptation, a chance mutation that proved useful for feeding the tribe. I sometimes think about this when I find ... «New York Magazine, May 12»
5
So you're not a morning person...
Age is another contributory factor, with children more likely to be larkish, then turning to owls in adolescence and reaching a peak of owlishness ... «Independent, Nov 10»
6
As it happened: US election reaction
1411 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated Mr Obama, while being strangely secretive about her night-owlishness and viewing/listening/reading ... «BBC News, Nov 08»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Owlishness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/owlishness>. Aug 2022 ».
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