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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing; A small inexpensive mass-produced article; Originality by virtue of being refreshing; Originality by virtue of being new and surprising.

Usage examples (33)
  • The business of the world is imitation, and that which we call novelty is nothing but repetition.
  • The love of novelty is the foundation of this pleasure.
  • It seems that a male novelty is more palpable than a female novelty.
  • The novelty is gone, so it's going to take a really good story to catch and hold my interest. for more
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