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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being fastidious or excessively refined.

Usage examples (34)
  • It is in the salon that the over-refinement called preciosity budded and bloomed.
  • We shouldn't be making up ways to accommodate their religious preciosity.
  • There is no forced sentimentality about his work, and no parade of preciosity.
  • It was quiet and simple, an escape from the pomp and preciosity of the K mansion. for more
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