topsy-turvyness love

topsy-turvyness

Definitions

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  • n. a state of extreme confusion and disorder

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This discovery gave the world a strange new topsy-turvyness, and set Millner's theories spinning about his brain like the cabin furniture of a tossing ship.

    The Blond Beast

  • "Barring a certain little topsy-turvyness which is something out of the ordinary, I'd call that a charming bit of -- Great guns and little cannon-balls!"

    The Lost City

  • When all outside was confusion and topsy-turvyness she could retire among Margot's cartons, and find herself on solid ground.

    The Dust Flower

  • But for this topsy-turvyness, this folly, this immorality, we must not blame love, but those who persistently thwarted love -- or tried to thwart it.

    Primitive Love and Love-Stories

  • S: (n) chaos, pandemonium, bedlam, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness (a state of extreme confusion and disorder)

    Addicted To Quack

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