Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being choice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being of particular value or worth; nicely; excellence.

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  • noun The condition of being choice

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  • noun the quality of being very good indeed

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Examples

  • In other words, the artist's aim is not to reproduce the facts which make up the mass of our ordinary and undigested life, but to substitute for the dishevelled commonplace the "choiceness" of an ordered interpretation.

    Personality in Literature

  • There are certain forms of meditation such as Zen shinkantaza, Krishanmurti's choiceness awareness, and various advaita non-techniques that are essentially just sitting there without doing anything on purpose.

    Michael Taft: Downtime for the Stone Age Brain

  • There are certain forms of meditation such as Zen shinkantaza, Krishanmurti's choiceness awareness, and various advaita non-techniques that are essentially just sitting there without doing anything on purpose.

    Michael Taft: Downtime for the Stone Age Brain

  • There are certain forms of meditation such as Zen shinkantaza, Krishanmurti's choiceness awareness, and various advaita non-techniques that are essentially just sitting there without doing anything on purpose.

    Michael Taft: Downtime for the Stone Age Brain

  • There are certain forms of meditation such as Zen shinkantaza, Krishanmurti's choiceness awareness, and various advaita non-techniques that are essentially just sitting there without doing anything on purpose.

    Michael Taft: Downtime for the Stone Age Brain

  • If you insist, before anything else, upon “the choiceness of the phrase, and the round and clean composition of the sentence, and the sweet falling of the clauses”—if these are more important to you than “the weight of matter, worth of subject, soundness of argument, life of invention, or depth of judgment”—then you stay home with fiction.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • If you insist, before anything else, upon “the choiceness of the phrase, and the round and clean composition of the sentence, and the sweet falling of the clauses”—if these are more important to you than “the weight of matter, worth of subject, soundness of argument, life of invention, or depth of judgment”—then you stay home with fiction.

    The permanent home of language

  • His 2002 vote against the Induced Infant Liability Act which would allow doctors to administer aid to infants born alive after a failed abortion should answer any question one might have about Obama's pro-choiceness.

    Obama backtracks on late-term abortions.

  • He was a sort of catholic Manfred, and unstained by crime, carrying his choiceness into his faith, melting the snows by the fires of a sealed volcano, holding converse with a star seen by himself alone!

    Honorine

  • He was a sort of catholic Manfred, and unstained by crime, carrying his choiceness into his faith, melting the snows by the fires of a sealed volcano, holding converse with a star seen by himself alone!

    Honorine

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