sappiness

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noun sap·pi·ness \ˈsa-pē-nəs\

Definition of sappiness

  1. 1 :  the state of being full of or smelling of sap

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being sappy :  foolishness

Examples of sappiness in a Sentence

  1. the over-the-top sappiness of the verse on the Valentine's Day card

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First Known Use of sappiness

1552



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