cosiness


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cosiness - a state of warm snug comfort
comfort, comfortableness - a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain; "he is a man who enjoys his comfort"; "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair"
Translations
كَوْن الشيء مُريحا
útulnost
hygge
lakályosság
notalegheitòægilega, notalega; notalegheit
útulnosť
rahatlıksamimîlik

cosiness

[ˈkəʊzɪnɪs] N [of room] → lo acogedor; (= intimacy) → intimidad f

cosiness

[ˈkəʊzinɪs] coziness (US) n
[occasion] → intimité f; [atmosphere] → douceur f
[house] → confort mcos lettuce [ˌkɒsˈlɛtəs] nlaitue f romaine, romaine f

cosiness

, (US) coziness
nGemütlichkeit f, → Behaglichkeit f; (= warmth)mollige Wärme; (of chat)Freundschaftlichkeit f, → Traulichkeit f (dated)

cosiness

[ˈkəʊzɪnɪs] n (of room) → comodità; (of atmosphere) → intimità, calore m

cosy

(American) cozy (ˈkəuzi) adjective
warm and comfortable. a cosy chat; a cosy armchair.
noun
a covering for a teapot (ˈtea-cosy) or for an egg (ˈegg-cosy), to keep it warm.
ˈcosily adverb
ˈcosiness noun
References in classic literature ?
In short, the house in Saville Row, which must have been a very temple of disorder and unrest under the illustrious but dissipated Sheridan, was cosiness, comfort, and method idealised.
When some rare operation was to be performed the theatre would fill up, but generally there were not more than half a dozen students present, and then the proceedings had a cosiness which Philip enjoyed.
He left its slightly stuffy cosiness with evident reluctance, but, all the same, remained out till the night was far advanced.
And, though I don't think your good lady's very friendly to me, in this matter, still she can't help herself from falling into my views, for there's a compactness and cosiness of appearance about her that always tells, even in an indifferent case.
He's responsible for sharing the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga, meaning cosiness and togetherness) with the world.
Capturing the warm cosiness of Christmas, it combines floral prints with a holly and bird applique finish.
Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word which can be described as a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.
Like we said last week, layer your accessories and use different textures to really give you that cosiness.
Fans of the old decor should be pleased, though, as the pub has retained its cosiness.
Why not add further texture with a deep pile plush rug that also ensures there's a sense of cosiness brought into the room.
Simply place the comforter over your normal duvet and sheets, adding an extra layer of cosiness to your bed.
Hygge first appeared in Danish writing in the 19th century, and this cult of cosiness has spawned books, blogs and Twitter hashtags.