Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being low in cost

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being uncostly.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ costliness

Examples

  • It must be admitted, however, that utilitarian writers in general have placed the superiority of mental over bodily pleasures chiefly in the greater permanency, safety, uncostliness, etc., of the former -- that is, in their circumstantial advantages rather than in their intrinsic nature.

    Utilitarianism

  • It must be admitted, however, that utilitarian writers in general have placed the superiority of mental over bodily pleasures chiefly in the greater permanency, safety, uncostliness, &c., of the former -- that is, in their circumstantial advantages rather than in their intrinsic nature.

    Utilitarianism

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