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provocativeness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being provocative or stimulating.

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

  • noun Quality of being provocative.

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

  • noun The quality of being provocative

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Examples

  • The constant, palpating beating of drums and her blazon bare feet represent her to be wildly primitive, whilst the moans and screams detectable in the background add to her powerful provocativeness; a new lease of Li.

    Lydia Hughes: Lykke Li: Providing the Soundtrack to Your Life

  • The constant, palpating beating of drums and her blazon bare feet represent her to be wildly primitive, whilst the moans and screams detectable in the background add to her powerful provocativeness; a new lease of Li.

    Lydia Hughes: Lykke Li: Providing the Soundtrack to Your Life

  • Alas there was no evident provocativeness about the article; the journalist just seemed convinced by his arguments.

    Darwin Sucks « Tales from the Reading Room

  • The constant, palpating beating of drums and her blazon bare feet represent her to be wildly primitive, whilst the moans and screams detectable in the background add to her powerful provocativeness; a new lease of Li.

    Lydia Hughes: Lykke Li: Providing the Soundtrack to Your Life

  • Other examples of filtering: Eudora had a red-pepper scale of the provocativeness of an email.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • On Sunday, the ratings-starved cable news network issued a report claiming “Telephone,” the popular video collaboration featuring two of the biggest names in music, Lady Gaga and Beyonce, has been banned by MTV for its “raunchy provocativeness.”

    Lady Gaga Beyonce “Telephone” VIDEO Premiere Thursday

  • The provocativeness of some of her early poetry, where she turned biblical stories and motives upside down, was replaced by an often solemn lyrical tone.

    Rajzel Zychlinski.

  • In its audacity and calculated provocativeness, the choice of Hayden was a throwback to earlier moments in the Bush administration, when the president still had the clout to ride roughshod over Congress: unilateralist John Bolton for U.N. Ambassador, torture defender Alberto Gonzales for Attorney General, warmonger Condi Rice for Secretary of State.

    Andrew Foster Altschul: Disgrace

  • At issue is whether the ad's obvious provocativeness eclipses or enhances its fundamental message.

    Hullabaloo

  • I deeply appreciate the way the Christianity-Islam discussion wobbled a bit, and then straightened out by itself, never devolving into acrimony despite the extreme provocativeness of the subject.

    "Hairspray" and epistemology

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