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1. Thick and adhesive. Used of a fluid.
2. Covered with a sticky or clammy coating.

[Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum, mistletoe, birdlime made from mistletoe berries.]

vis·cid′i·ty, vis′cid·ness n.
vis′cid·ly adv.
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Noun1.viscidness - the property of being cohesive and stickyviscidness - the property of being cohesive and sticky
viscosity, viscousness - resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)
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These microspheres are used in formulators for paints & coatings because of higher viscidness, Shrinkage, reduced costs and volatile organic compounds emissions.