moldiness


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mold·y

 (mōl′dē)
adj. mold·i·er, mold·i·est
1. Covered with or containing mold: moldy bread.
2. Musty or stale, as from age or decay.

mold′i·ness n.
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Noun1.moldiness - the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldymoldiness - the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy
staleness - having lost purity and freshness as a consequence of aging
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