What is another word for unctuousness?

170 synonyms found


[ ʌnktjˈuːuːznəs], [ ʌnktjˈuːuːznəs], [ ʌ_n_k_t_j_ˈuː_uː_z_n_ə_s]

Unctuousness is a term used to describe excessive smoothness or flattery that comes across as insincere or slimy. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe this negative behavior, including smarmy, oily, sycophantic, obsequious, ingratiating, fawning, servile, groveling, and toadying. Each of these words describes a person who is overly flattering in their behavior, which can often be driven by ulterior motives or a desire to gain favor with others. While these types of behaviors may be necessary in some situations, such as in professional settings, they can also be off-putting and annoying to people who value honesty and sincerity.

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How to use "Unctuousness" in context?

Uctuousness is a word used to describe the pleasant and pleasing lip qualities that result in a buccal display of lipid droplets. Uctuousness is characterized by a large number of small lipid droplets, and the presence of bubbles in the surrounding liquid. Lipid droplets with uctuous qualities are typically more aesthetically pleasing than those that are flat or have small lipid droplets. Uctuousness is related to other lip qualities, such as succulence, which is the perception of sweetness. Uctuous lip displays are common in mammals, and are used to attract mates or intimidate rivals.

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