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- n. The state of being cute (endearingly attractive).
- n. acuteness; cunning
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Acuteness; cunning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being cute; sharpness; smartness; cleverness; acuteness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being appealing in a delicate or graceful way (of a girl or young woman)
Mrs. Omdorff was not satisfied with the conduct of her child; and yet she was amused at what she called his cuteness, and laughed instead of reproving him for an act that was in spirit a theft.
To me it seems that "cuteness" is almost alwas a good way of merchandising anything.
And the cupcakes - their cuteness is overwhelming.
Her cuteness is supposed to be obnoxious, which makes her an obstacle for the main character.
"There's a certain cuteness to the word bedbugs," he adds.
When cuteness is banned, only criminals will have cuteness.
Good gracious the double cuteness is almost blinding.
I always feel that much of the charm and cuteness is lost in the translation.
Of course, cuteness is also an important selling point in the West.
Another factor in cuteness could be the expression of curiosity, as in young children who display a kind of zen astonishment as they explore their reality and show a kind of wonderment in discovery.