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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or like certain novels (especially with regard to poor social and economic conditions).

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  • Even the term Dickensian is pretty meaningless, if you haven't read any Dickens. "
  • Make a point of using the word Dickensian in a sentence today.
  • Now I understand why the phrase Dickensian keeps recurring in the critics reviews of the book.
  • The word Dickensian doesn't fully describe the madness of a system that cannot get rid of bad teachers. for more
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