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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Being tastelessly showy; An appearance of truth that is false or deceptive.

Usage examples (28)
  • By his meretriciousness, he has taken himself out.
  • In the Clintons 'orbit, meretriciousness is as reflexive as a sneeze, and reflexes are not moral failures.
  • But she looked sad, more real than Ella had ever seen her, all the meretriciousness, the desperate girlishness, gone.
  • I totally support your efforts to expose the meretriciousness of the Republicans, but I fear the problem is much bigger. for more
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