sootiness

sooty

[soot-ee, soo-tee]
adjective, sootier, sootiest.
1.
covered, blackened, or smirched with soot.
2.
consisting of or resembling soot.
3.
of a black, blackish, or dusky color.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English; see soot, -y1

sootily, adverb
sootiness, noun
unsooty, adjective
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sooty (ˈsʊtɪ)
 
adj , sootier, sootiest
1.  covered with soot
2.  resembling or consisting of soot
 
'sootily
 
adv
 
'sootiness
 
n

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