Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character or fact of being costly; expensiveness; richness; great cost or expense; sumptuousness.

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

  • noun The quality of being costy; expensiveness; sumptuousness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The characteristic of being costly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality possessed by something with a great price or value

Etymologies

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costly +‎ -ness

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