balminess


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Related to balminess: meditatively, barminess

balm·y

 (bä′mē)
adj. balm·i·er, balm·i·est
1. Having the quality or fragrance of balm; soothing.
2. Mild and pleasant: a balmy breeze.
3. Chiefly British Slang Eccentric in behavior.

balm′i·ly adv.
balm′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.balminess - the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothingbalminess - the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing; "the day's heat faded into balminess"; "the climate had the softness of the south of France"
clemency, mildness - good weather with comfortable temperatures
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Translations
تَسْكين، تَرْطيب
uklidnění
balsamlindring
balzsamosság
linun
dinlendiricilik

balm

(baːm) noun
something that soothes. The music was balm to my ears.
ˈbalmy adjective
ˈbalminess noun
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References in classic literature ?
It had been very hot all the day before, and even now in the early morning there was a balminess in the air.
One morning, however, finding that my path lay through a deep wood, I ventured to continue my journey after the sun had risen; the day, which was one of the first of spring, cheered even me by the loveliness of its sunshine and the balminess of the air.
The Reader experiences the bitter sorrow of Poisoned Pen, the twofold affection of Savior's Arms in addition to the embracing balminess of the sun in Beach Thoughts.