pre´pos|sess´ing|ness

pre´pos|sess´ing|ness
pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective.
making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »

a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing.

pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb.
pre´pos|sess´ing|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ness — un|pre|pos|sess|ing «UHN pree puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. not prepossessing; unattractive: »Unprepossessing…in feature, gait and manners…these poor fellows formed a class apart (Samuel Butler). –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre´pos|sess´ing|ly — pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|pos|sess|ing — «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre·pos·sess·ing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly — un|pre|pos|sess|ing «UHN pree puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. not prepossessing; unattractive: »Unprepossessing…in feature, gait and manners…these poor fellows formed a class apart (Samuel Butler). –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|pre|pos|sess|ing — «UHN pree puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. not prepossessing; unattractive: »Unprepossessing…in feature, gait and manners…these poor fellows formed a class apart (Samuel Butler). –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|pos´ter|ous|ness — pre|pos|ter|ous «prih POS tuhr uhs, truhs», adjective. against nature, reason, or common sense; absurd; senseless; foolish: »It would be preposterous to shovel snow with a teaspoon. That the moon is made of green cheese is a preposterous notion.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|pos´ter|ous|ly — pre|pos|ter|ous «prih POS tuhr uhs, truhs», adjective. against nature, reason, or common sense; absurd; senseless; foolish: »It would be preposterous to shovel snow with a teaspoon. That the moon is made of green cheese is a preposterous notion.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|pos|ter|ous — «prih POS tuhr uhs, truhs», adjective. against nature, reason, or common sense; absurd; senseless; foolish: »It would be preposterous to shovel snow with a teaspoon. That the moon is made of green cheese is a preposterous notion. SYNONYM(S):… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre — pre·abdomen; pre·acanthella; pre·adamitism; pre·adapt; pre·adaptation; pre·adaptive; pre·admission; pre·adolescence; pre·adult; pre·agonal; pre·am·bu·lar; pre·am·bu·late; pre·amp; pre·amplifier; pre·animism; pre·apprehension; pre·arrange;… …   English syllables


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