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unfashionableness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being unfashionable; deviation from or opposition to the fashion.

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

  • noun The state or condition of being unfashionable.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

unfashionable +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Best though it was, his suit smacked of cheap tailoring and bucolic unfashionableness.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Western culture, with all its victory and splendour, shows some imperfection and weakness, while Chinese culture, with all its drawbacks and unfashionableness, indicates the possibility of being rejuvenated and utilized as a remedy for the defects of the others.

    Prospect of Cultural Relations Between China and Canada

  • They did not dream that the Old Lady never put on one of the silk dresses without agonizing over its unfashionableness, and that even the eyes of Crooked Jack cast on her antique flounces and overskirts was almost more than her feminine vanity could endure.

    Chronicles of Avonlea

  • One that teaches not this, is worse than none at all: natural unfashionableness being much better than apish affected postures; and I think it much more passable, to put off the hat and make a leg like an honest country gentleman than like an ill-fashioned dancing-master.

    Some Thoughts Concerning Education. Sections 191-200

  • They did not dream that the Old Lady never put on one of the silk dresses without agonizing over its unfashionableness, and that even the eyes of Crooked Jack cast on her antique flounces and overskirts was almost more than her feminine vanity could endure.

    Chronicles of Avonlea

  • Notwithstanding the unfashionableness of tobacco, there were still some noteworthy smokers to be found among the clergy.

    The Social History of Smoking

  • He is not, therefore, to be enumerated among those publishers who have fattened upon their authors, and when the size of the book and the unfashionableness of the writer are considered, his enterprise may perhaps appear the most remarkable feature of the transaction.

    Life of John Milton

  • He is not, therefore, to be enumerated among those publishers who have fattened upon their authors, and when the size of the book and the unfashionableness of the writer are considered, his enterprise may perhaps appear the most remarkable feature of the transaction.

    Life of John Milton

  • In fact, the unfashionableness of the active window has reached the point that people have given up on calling it the active window at all!

    MSDN Blogs

  • In fact, the unfashionableness of the active window has reached the point that people have given up on calling it the active window at all!

    MSDN Blogs

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