Recently, I looked up the definition of 「流暢{りゅうちょう}」 in a monolinguistic Japanese dictionary, and the definition is as follows:


What is the meaning of そのさま in this situation? I've never seen this usage before, and I can't seem to find any information on it on Google.

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    "Or, the appearance of such."
    – sova
    Commented Sep 24, 2015 at 21:30
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    「言葉が滑らかに出てよどみないこと。」 indicates that the word 流暢 is a noun, and 「また、そのさま。」(≒その[様子]{ようす}), i.e. 「また、言葉が滑らかに出てよどみないさま。」, indicates that it can also be used as an adjective (流暢な/流暢だ/流暢に...)
    – chocolate
    Commented Sep 25, 2015 at 8:36


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