Treely vs Treeiness - What's the difference?

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Treely is a see also of treeiness.

As an adjective treely

is of, relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a tree or trees; arboreal.

As a noun treeiness is

(rare) resemblance to a tree.




  • Of, relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a tree or trees; arboreal.
  • *1990 , Michael D. Beaty, Alvin Plantinga, Christian theism and the problems of philosophy :
  • She also believes that this demon is so competent at deceiving us that we are deceived when and only when we firmly believe that we are appeared to in a treely sort of way.
  • *2000 , Bruce Marshall, Trinity and Truth :
  • Suppose I believe that I do not see a tree, or I believe that the relevant sensory event, the seeing of a treely kind, is not taking place.
  • *2000 , Rob McLennan, Shadowy Technicians: New Ottawa Poets :
  • A fair bit and well worth it Some time soon after sunset in the mistyrious [sic] way of the water in the treeliest of seasons we met and come morning our two bodies pools quiescent now seeking not to be and to the swaying of those trees green ..

    See also

    * foresty * treeiness




  • (rare) Resemblance to a tree.
  • * 1913 , Royal Society of Arts, Journal of the Royal Society of Arts
  • ...found it necessary to discard the treeiness of the tree and the grassiness of the grass.
  • * 1970 , Morse Peckham, The triumph of Romanticism: collected essays
  • When we try to say what a tree is, we can only say that a tree is a manifestation of treeiness .
  • * 1974 , Beatrice Kean Seymour, Summer of life
  • You know what I mean, anyway — 'the treeiness of the tree.' But I don't believe he's seen a picture by either.

    See also

    * treely