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1. Rounded in figure; plump. See Synonyms at fat.
2. Round or spherical: "a rotund jar of limpid honey" (Aleksandar Hemon).

[Latin rotundus; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

ro·tun′di·ty, ro·tund′ness n.
ro·tund′ly adv.
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Noun1.rotundness - the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
roundness - the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular
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Why is it so difficult to accept the inevitable and embrace the reality of wrinkles and rotundness, I ask myself.
The reason for my rotundness, and new-found maturity, is simply three days in a very swanky hotel in London.
Rotundness and large size, as with polar bears, give a relatively low surface-to-volume ratio, good for conserving heat.