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- n. The state or quality of being dingy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Quality of being dingy; a dusky hue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being dingy or tarnished; a shabby or soiled appearance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. discoloration due to dirtiness
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The den/kitchen area was all done in an orange color that would have been alarming had it not been dulled a bit by the kind of dinginess that looks sticky and usually is.
Overall, I found 9 well done; the animation and the textures of each fabric made doll, the shine of broken statues, the dinginess of bombed out buildingsadds to the complexity of the scenes.
The bright-red, dark-black, and all-glass trio of hotels has its critics real-estate blog Curbed dubbed the block "hotel hell" but Mr. Kaufman says the flashy design was necessary to offset the dinginess of the block.
Despite its dinginess—or am I getting this wrong, is it because of it?
The apartment was north facing and the light was poor, adding to the overall air of dinginess.
He never had any complaints, but the dinginess kept me from venturing in.
I have to say the dinginess of the place kept me from ever entering, but I will say I was intrigued by the “Spanish Food” sign in the window.
It struck him that the truly characteristic thing about modern life was not its cruelty and insecurity, but simply its bareness, its dinginess, its listlessness.
We must not forget to state that the extreme cleanliness of the courtyard was such as intimated that mop and pail had done their utmost in that favoured spot to atone for the general dirt and dinginess of the quarter where the premises were situated.
Lillard is actually entertaining as he disrespects the movie's dinginess.
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