Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being superfine.
- n. The state or condition of being superfine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The state of being superfine.
- superfine + -ness (Wiktionary)
“We are thankful that Freud pulled us somewhat to earth, out of all our clouds of superfineness.”
“Beauty to mere intellectual dilettantism or sensual superfineness.”
“I have tried to show that the desire for congruity, which may seem so trivial a part of mere dilettanteist superfineness, may expand and develop into such love of harmony between ourselves and the ways of the universe as shall make us wince at other folks 'loss united to our gain, at our deterioration united to our pleasure, even as we wince at a false note or a discordant arrangement of colours.”
“This question of _superfineness_ versus _refinement_ (which ought to mean the power of refining things through our feeling) has carried me away from the original theme of my discourse, which, under the symbol of the hotel room, was merely that we should _perhaps appreciate more if we were offered less to appreciate_.”
“Some go so far as to say that she gained therein superfineness and whiteness of skin.”
“The beau ideal of superfineness occasionally enjoys the bliss of harking back to mother English.”
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