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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality possessed by something with a great price or value.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective, : a costly emerald bracelet; costly medical care. ,The upkeep of such a large house is costly. ,It was a costly mistake because no one ever trusted...
  • Not the costliness of information but its overabundance.
  • Perhaps you are not aware of the costliness of this drug.
  • Now, who thinks of lecturing us on the costliness of tea? for more
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