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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being fastidious or excessively refined; The positive quality of being beyond value; The quality possessed by something with a great price or value.

Usage examples (35)
  • Tim: I imagine Singer's reduction of her "preciousness" to that is predicated on her permanently and severely reduced mental faculties.
  • But I love his attitude and his kind of "preciousness".
  • Dresden-Shepherdess kind of writer, good at "preciousness" and patch-and-powder manners, but nothing more.
  • "preciousness" of what I do with the "need to make a living". for more
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