glutinousness


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Noun1.glutinousness - the property of having a viscosity like jelly
viscosity, viscousness - resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)

glutinousness

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The physical property of being viscous:
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The symphony was sumptuous in sound, but needed more of a hard edge to its phrasing to avoid a slide into glutinousness.
Thus it was that Saturday's gem of a concert began with the Berceuse elegiaque by Busoni, born nearly a century-and-a-half ago, a piece which threatens glutinousness, but which instead enthrals through its mix of timbres moving across unexpected harmonies.