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Definition of Unctuous


  1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy.
  2. Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.
  3. Bland; suave; also, tender; fervid; as, an unctuous speech; sometimes, insincerely suave or fervid.

Unctuous Translations

unctuous in German is salbungsvoll
unctuous in Italian is cremoso