- 1The quality of being excessively flattering or ingratiating.More example sentences
- His pitfalls have been unctuosity, on the one side, bravado on the other.
- We monks are treated with casual unctuosity by that portion of the citizenry that is neither Indian nor drunk and with utter indifference by that larger portion that is decidedly both.
- What did mere lack of physical beauty matter to one of his faith and denomination, to one of his social position and excessive unctuosity?
- 2The quality of being greasy or oily.More example sentences
- When concentrated it is of an unctuosity approaching that of oil.
- The skin did not recover its natural smoothness and unctuosity, till after several weeks had elapsed.
- It is glycerine rather than glucose which gives a wine that kind of smoothness which might almost be called unctuosity.