smilingness

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smile (smaɪl)
 
n
1.  a facial expression characterized by an upturning of the corners of the mouth, usually showing amusement, friendliness, etc, but sometimes scorn, etc
2.  favour or blessing: the smile of fortune
3.  an agreeable appearance
 
vb (foll by at) (often foll by away)
4.  (intr) to wear or assume a smile
5.  a.  to look (at) with a kindly or amused expression
 b.  to look derisively (at) instead of being annoyed
 c.  to bear (troubles, etc) patiently
6.  (intr; foll by on or upon) to show approval; bestow a blessing
7.  (tr) to express by means of a smile: she smiled a welcome
8.  to drive away or change by smiling: smile away one's tears
9.  come up smiling to recover cheerfully from misfortune
 
[C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish smila, Danish smile; related to Middle High German smielen]
 
'smiler
 
n
 
'smiling
 
adj
 
'smilingly
 
adv
 
'smilingness
 
n

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