colloquialness
See colloquially.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • colloquialness — noun The state or quality of being colloquial. Syn: colloquiality …   Wiktionary

  • colloquialness — col·lo·qui·al·ness …   English syllables

  • colloquialness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being colloquial …   Useful english dictionary

  • colloquial — colloquially, adv. colloquialness, colloquiality, n. /keuh loh kwee euhl/, adj. 1. characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than formal speech or writing; informal. 2. involving or using conversation. [1745 55; …   Universalium

  • colloquiality — noun a) The state or condition of being colloquial; colloquialness. b) A colloquial term, utterance, etc.; a colloquialism …   Wiktionary

  • colloquial — /kəˈloʊkwiəl / (say kuh lohkweeuhl) adjective 1. appropriate to or characteristic of conversational speech or writing in which the speaker or writer is under no particular constraint to choose standard, formal, conservative, deferential, polite,… …   Australian English dictionary

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