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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of being unkempt or slovenly; Quality or state of having an unpleasant smell;

Usage examples (8)
  • There was no dust, and nature looked spruce and trig, without a taint of the frowziness which is observable in the foliage a month later.
  • The subjects are chosen for me, and it does seem as if the publisher enjoyed making me eulogize frowziness.
  • There was, indeed, always a jagged wound in the entry wall made by some envious trunk; but there was nothing of the frowziness, the shabbiness of many of those houses in...
  • The entry was oftenest dim and narrow, with a mat sunk into the floor at the threshold and worn to the quick by the cleansing of numberless feet; and an indescribable... for more
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