[noi-zee] /ˈnɔɪ zi/
adjective, noisier, noisiest.
making much :
abounding in or full of :
a noisy assembly hall.
characterized by much :
a noisy celebration; a noisy protest.
adjective noisier, noisiest
making a loud or constant noise
full of or characterized by noise
1690s, “making noise,” also “full of noise,” from noise + -y (2). Earlier was noiseful (late 14c.). Related: Noisily; noisiness.
1. a combining form meaning “nine, ninth,” used in the formation of compound words: nonagon. combining form 1. nine: nonagon before vowels non-, word-forming element from comb. form of Latin nonus “ninth” (see nones).
[uh-bahy-ding] /əˈbaɪ dɪŋ/ adjective 1. continuing without change; enduring; steadfast: an abiding faith. /əˈbaɪdɪŋ/ adjective 1. permanent; enduring: an abiding belief adj. late 14c., “enduring,” present participle adjective from abide (v.).
[ab-uh-lish-uh n] /ˌæb əˈlɪʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of : the abolition of war. 2. the state of being ; annulment; abrogation: the abolition of unjust laws; the abolition of unfair taxes. 3. the legal prohibition and ending of slavery, especially of slavery of blacks in the U.S. /ˌæbəˈlɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of […]
[non-uh-brey-siv, -ziv] /ˌnɒn əˈbreɪ sɪv, -zɪv/ adjective 1. not causing abrasion. 2. preventing abrasion.