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fashionableness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being fashionable; stylishness; elegance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State of being fashionable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being fashionable; modish elegance; conformity to the prevailing custom or style, especially in dress.

Etymologies

fashionable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The MFA writing system, with its mechanisms of circulating popularity and fashionableness, leans heavily on the easily imitable.

    Anis Shivani: The 15 Most Overrated Contemporary American Writers (PHOTOS)

  • The fashionableness of such places is fleeting, but whether a project is ephemeral or monumental, minimalist or ornate, rational or nutty, the city seems to embrace almost any creative impulse and revel in the strange juxtapositions that result.

    The Barcelona Way

  • If she is deciding on athletic shoes, the fashionableness of various brands may weigh heavily — or even be the overwhelming factor — in his choice.

    Consumer society

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  • Then the imaginary spectators would fall a-talking of the fashionableness of bicycling, — how judges And stockbrokers and actresses and, in fact, all the best people rode, and how that it was often the fancy of such great folk to shun the big hotels, the adulation of urban crowds, and seek, incognito, the cosy quaintnesses of village life.

    The Wheels of Chance: a bicycling idyll

  • Magnin dress must be fashionable, except where such fashionableness would, in fact, be frumpy conflict with rule #1.

    I, Magnin - A Dress A Day

  • It was as if the idolised maxim of his own youth ‘Show no emotion,’ and all the fashionableness that, under the aegis of his mother Emily, had clung about Park Lane, were revisiting him in the shape of this languid beggar.

    Swan Song

  • But as, gradually, perhaps owing to the war or through the rapid crystallisation of the long-delayed fashionableness with which all the necessary but till then invisible elements had long since saturated the Verdurin Salon, that salon had been opened to a new society and as the “faithfuls”, at first the bait for this new society, had ended by being less and less frequently invited, so a parallel phenomenon was taking place in

    Time Regained

  • The company tried to disassociate itself from its new urban, hip-hop fashionableness, and then was charged with racism for reacting negatively to a huge new source of sales.

    MARKETING AESTHETICS

  • The day of the fat lady was long in dawning, but at last her freedom and her fashionableness have arrived.

    Stylish Stouts

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