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- 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
costly + -ness (Wiktionary)