Definitions of smoothness

n a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch

“admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs”
“some artists prefer the smoothness of a board”
raggedness, roughness
a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
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silkiness, sleekness
the smooth feel of silk fabric
slick, slickness, slip, slipperiness
a slippery smoothness
fineness, powderiness
having a very fine texture
burnish, gloss, glossiness, polish
the property of being smooth and shiny
French polish
the glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac
a glossy finish on a fabric
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the feel of a surface or a fabric

n the quality of having a level and even surface

“the water was a glassy smoothness
“the weather system of the Pacific is determined by the uninterrupted smoothness of the ocean”
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evenness, invariability
a quality of uniformity and lack of variation

n the quality of being free from errors or interruptions

“the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified”
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the quality of requiring little effort

n powerful and effective language

“his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police”
eloquence, fluency
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expressive style, style
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

n the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner

blandness, suaveness, suavity
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excellence of manners or social conduct

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