Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state, quality, or character of an exquisite; coxcombry; dandyism; foppishness.

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Examples

  • In short, there is in their whole nature, a more roving, liberal, Continental character of dissipation, than belongs to the cold, tame, dull, prim, hedge-clipped indolence of more national exquisitism.

    Godolphin, Volume 1.

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