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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being indecent or improper; Also: The quality or state of being evocative or stimulating further thought.

Usage examples (36)
  • I used to wonder in those days, and still am surprised anew as again I turn over these letters, at the amount of what I might call suggestiveness in Wyman.
  • Kafila on the random accusation of "suggestiveness" by various censors in India.
  • One is conscious throughout of a careful anxiety that every avenue to "suggestiveness" shall be just hinted and at once decently veiled.
  • There was no element of suggestiveness in the words. for more
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