Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The characteristic of being costly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being costy; expensiveness; sumptuousness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or fact of being costly; expensiveness; richness; great cost or expense; sumptuousness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality possessed by something with a great price or value

Etymologies

costly +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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