4571 Nouns That End With S

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abacus (noun) a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave
(noun) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
abatis (noun) a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy Synonyms: abattis
abattis (noun) a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy Synonyms: abatis
abbess (noun) the superior of a group of nuns Synonyms: mother superior, prioress
abdominocentesis (noun) centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis Synonyms: paracentesis
abdominousness (noun) the bodily property of a protruding belly Synonyms: paunchiness
abducens (noun) a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye Synonyms: nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve, abducens nerve, abducent, abducent nerve
abecedarius (noun) a poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order
abiogenesis (noun) a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter Synonyms: spontaneous generation, autogenesis, autogeny
abortus (noun) a human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body
abrasiveness (noun) the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions Synonyms: harshness, scratchiness
(noun) the quality of being sharply disagreeable
abruptness (noun) an abrupt discourteous manner Synonyms: gruffness, shortness, curtness, brusqueness
(noun) the property possessed by a slope that is very steep Synonyms: precipitousness, steepness
(noun) the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning Synonyms: precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitousness, suddenness
abscess (noun) symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
absentmindedness (noun) preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored
absoluteness (noun) the quality of being complete or utter or extreme Synonyms: utterness, starkness
(noun) the quality of being absolute
abstemiousness (noun) restricted to bare necessities
(noun) moderation in eating and drinking
abstractedness (noun) preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else Synonyms: abstraction
abstractness (noun) the quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object
abstruseness (noun) the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand Synonyms: reconditeness, obscureness, obscurity
(noun) wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound Synonyms: reconditeness, profoundness, profundity, abstrusity
absurdness (noun) a message whose content is at variance with reason Synonyms: ridiculousness, absurdity
abyss (noun) a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively) Synonyms: abysm
acanthocytosis (noun) the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)
acantholysis (noun) a breakdown of a cell layer in the epidermis (as in pemphigus)
acanthosis (noun) an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
acanthus (noun) any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated
acariasis (noun) infestation with itch mites Synonyms: acaridiasis, acariosis
acaridiasis (noun) infestation with itch mites Synonyms: acariasis, acariosis
acariosis (noun) infestation with itch mites Synonyms: acariasis, acaridiasis
acarus (noun) any of several mites of the order Acarina Synonyms: genus Acarus
acathexis (noun) (psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual
acceptableness (noun) satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards Synonyms: acceptability
access (noun) the right to enter Synonyms: entree, accession, admission, admittance
(noun) the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
(noun) a way of entering or leaving Synonyms: approach
(noun) a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.) Synonyms: access code
(noun) (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information Synonyms: memory access
(noun) the act of approaching or entering
accroides (noun) an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper Synonyms: gum accroides, acaroid resin, accaroid resin, accroides gum, accroides resin
acervulus (noun) small asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi
achimenes (noun) any plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias Synonyms: hot water plant
acidophilus (noun) a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics Synonyms: Lactobacillus acidophilus
acidosis (noun) abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
acidulousness (noun) the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth Synonyms: acidity
acinus (noun) one of the small drupes making up an aggregate or multiple fruit like a blackberry
(noun) one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
acoustics (noun) the study of the physical properties of sound
acquisitiveness (noun) strong desire to acquire and possess
acres (noun) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use Synonyms: demesne, land, estate, landed estate
acridness (noun) extreme bitterness Synonyms: acridity
(noun) the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone Synonyms: acridity
acrobatics (noun) the gymnastic moves of an acrobat Synonyms: tumbling
(noun) the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft Synonyms: stunt flying, stunting, aerobatics
acrocyanosis (noun) cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion Synonyms: Raynaud's sign
acromphalus (noun) abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia
acropolis (noun) the citadel in ancient Greek towns
actinomyces (noun) soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites
actinomycosis (noun) disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
activeness (noun) the state of being active Synonyms: action, activity
(noun) the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically Synonyms: activity
actress (noun) a female actor
aculeus (noun) a stiff sharp-pointed plant process
(noun) a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect
acuteness (noun) a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
(noun) a quick and penetrating intelligence Synonyms: keenness, sharpness, acuity
(noun) the quality of having a sharp edge or point
address (noun) (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored Synonyms: reference, computer address
(noun) the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
(noun) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience Synonyms: speech
(noun) the manner of speaking to another individual
(noun) a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
(noun) written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location Synonyms: destination, name and address
(noun) the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
(noun) the ability to do or say what is appropriate for the occasion Synonyms: savoir-faire
adenitis (noun) inflammation of a gland or lymph node
adenohypophysis (noun) the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature Synonyms: anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland
adenomyosis (noun) the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea Synonyms: endometriosis
adenosis (noun) a disorder of the glands of the body Synonyms: gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder
adenovirus (noun) any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
adeptness (noun) skillful performance or ability without difficulty Synonyms: facility, deftness, quickness, adroitness
adequateness (noun) the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: Synonyms: adequacy
adhesiveness (noun) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition Synonyms: bond, adherence, adhesion
adios (noun) a farewell remark Synonyms: good day, good-by, good-bye, goodby, goodbye, sayonara, so long, cheerio, adieu, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bye, bye-bye
adiposeness (noun) having the property of containing fat Synonyms: adiposity, fattiness
adiposis (noun) the property of excessive fatness Synonyms: overweight, stoutness, corpulence
admass (noun) the segment of the public that is easily influenced by mass media (chiefly British)
admirableness (noun) admirable excellence Synonyms: wonderfulness, admirability
adonis (noun) any handsome young man
adorableness (noun) extreme attractiveness Synonyms: adorability
adroitness (noun) skillful performance or ability without difficulty Synonyms: facility, deftness, quickness, adeptness
adulteress (noun) a woman adulterer Synonyms: jade, hussy, slut, strumpet, fornicatress, trollop, loose woman
adulterousness (noun) The quality of being adulterous, involving sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse.
advantageousness (noun) the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome Synonyms: positiveness, positivity, profitableness, favorableness, favourableness
adventuress (noun) a woman adventurer
adventurousness (noun) the trait of being adventurous Synonyms: venturesomeness
aegis (noun) kindly endorsement and guidance Synonyms: protection, auspices
(noun) armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass Synonyms: egis, breastplate
aepyornis (noun) huge (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird of Madagascar Synonyms: elephant bird
aerides (noun) any orchid of the genus Aerides
aerobatics (noun) the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft Synonyms: stunt flying, stunting, acrobatics
aerobics (noun) exercise that increases the need for oxygen Synonyms: aerobic exercise
aerobiosis (noun) life sustained in the presence of air or oxygen
aerodynamics (noun) the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow Synonyms: aeromechanics
aeromechanics (noun) the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow Synonyms: aerodynamics
aeronautics (noun) the theory and practice of navigation through air or space Synonyms: astronautics
aeschynanthus (noun) a plant of the genus Aeschynanthus having somewhat red or orange flowers and seeds having distinctive hairs at base and apex
aesthesis (noun) an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation Synonyms: esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression
aesthetics (noun) (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art) Synonyms: esthetics
affableness (noun) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) Synonyms: geniality, affability, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie
affairs (noun) matters of personal concern Synonyms: personal business, personal matters
(noun) transactions of professional or public interest
affectedness (noun) the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
(noun) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display Synonyms: mannerism, pose, affectation
affectionateness (noun) a positive feeling of liking Synonyms: heart, warmness, fondness, tenderness, philia, warmheartedness, affection
(noun) a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love Synonyms: warmth, fondness, lovingness
affirmativeness (noun) the agreeable quality of one who assents
afflatus (noun) a strong creative impulse; divine inspiration
afterpains (noun) pains felt by a woman after her baby is born; associated with contractions of the uterus
afters (noun) a dish served as the last course of a meal Synonyms: sweet, dessert
agalactosis (noun) a condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered Synonyms: agalactia
agamogenesis (noun) reproduction without the fusion of gametes Synonyms: asexual reproduction
agapanthus (noun) any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers Synonyms: lily of the Nile
agedness (noun) the property characteristic of old age Synonyms: senescence
agelessness (noun) the quality of being timeless and eternal

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