Unctuosity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Unctuosity Quality or state of being unctuous.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n unctuosity Unctuousness.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Unctuosity state or quality of being unctuous: oiliness: greasiness
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. onctuosité,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. unctiounguĕre, unctum, to anoint.

Usage

In literature:

We want him distinguished for his unctuosity.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
***