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Definition of "resinous" [res•in•ous]

  • Of, or pertaining to, resin. (adjective)
  • Negative (of electric charge) (adjective)

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Use "resinous" in a sentence
  • "Under the obstruction-which I took to be some kind of resinous lubricant-I detected the gleam of contacts."
  • "Besides, I hoped that in this walk we should meet with some kind of resinous tree, the branches of which might serve as torches."
  • "The young woman waiting for me that morning—older than those who usually came to our door seeking entry into Carmel—was instead staring up at the suffering Christ, apparently absorbing every detail of the deep, dark gashes and dripping blood vividly rendered with resinous, glossy paint."