Woodenness

wooden

[wood-n]
adjective
1.
consisting or made of wood; wood: a wooden ship.
2.
stiff, ungainly, or awkward: a wooden gait.
3.
without spirit, animation, or awareness.
4.
dull or stupid.
5.
indicating the fifth event of a series, as a wedding anniversary.

Origin:
1530–40; wood1 + -en2

woodenly, adverb
woodenness, noun


3. expressionless, vacant, lifeless, impassive.
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wooden (ˈwʊdən)
 
adj
1.  made from or consisting of wood
2.  awkward or clumsy
3.  bereft of spirit or animation: a wooden expression
4.  obstinately unyielding: a wooden attitude
5.  mentally slow or dull
6.  not highly resonant: a wooden thud
 
vb
7.  slang (Austral) (tr) to fell or kill (a person or animal)
 
'woodenly
 
adv
 
'woodenness
 
n

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