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NOUN (2)

1. relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body;
- Example: "it is much cooler in the shade"
- Example: "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs"
[syn: shade, shadiness, shadowiness]

2. of questionable honesty or legality;
- Example: "they acted with such obvious shadiness that they were instantly recognizable"
- Example: "the shadiness of their transactions"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shadiness \Shad"i*ness\, n. Quality or state of being shady. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shadiness n 1: relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body; "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs" [syn: shade, shadiness, shadowiness] 2: of questionable honesty or legality; "they acted with such obvious shadiness that they were instantly recognizable"; "the shadiness of their transactions"