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 (so͝ot′ē, so͞o′tē)
adj. soot·i·er, soot·i·est
1. Covered with or as if with soot.
2. Of or producing soot.
3. Blackish or dusky in color.

soot′i·ness n.
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Noun1.sootiness - the state of being dirty with soot
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
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(sut) noun
the black powder left after the burning of coal etc.
ˈsooty adjective
1. covered with soot.
2. of the colour of soot.
ˈsootiness noun
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Thevideo installation Antarctica by the Irishartist Dorothy Cross (unrelated, as far as I'maware, to the David Cross of Cornford & Cross), could rival Bayliss's landscapes for sootiness, since her black and white images are projected in reverse.