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  • n. The state or condition of having a specified fashion or style.


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fashioned +‎ -ness


  • Anyway: on the surface, the old-fashionedness is in the freedom.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Her having you on all fours in her surgery seems a trifle unconventional if you'll excuse my old-fashionedness!

    Went to My Doctor

  • Because the stifling old fashionedness of traditional school will become unbearable to those who have tasted freedom

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • What may have smelled sharp, bitter, spicy, acrid and dry at first – with a dash of aldehydes for a good measure of old-fashionedness – turned into a quite interesting yet very wearable fragrance.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • There's some cognitive dissonance between the modernity of the format and the old-fashionedness of the content - it is of British soldiers in riot gear on the streets of Belfast.

    The Guardian Reviewed

  • Poor Starkey, when young, had that peculiar stamp of old-fashionedness in his face which makes it impossible for a beholder to predicate any particular age in the object.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • While playing a game of 'boston' he whispered into Jacqueline's ear something about the old-fashionedness and stupidity of Paul and

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Its fatal old-fashionedness hangs like a millstone about its neck.

    The Bibliotaph and Other People

  • Page 146 that of Cybele and that of Heliogabalus had been modish in different years; and would afterward dwindle, precisely as these cults had done, into shrugged-at old-fashionedness.

    The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions

  • The Duke of Stone knew, and thought the old-fashionedness of the idea quite the last touch of modernity.

    T. Tembarom


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