Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being unhomely.

Etymologies

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unhomely +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Many people might have found in the singular unhomeliness of the big house a just cause for withholding their affection from it, but Peter had always loved it.

    Peter and Jane or The Missing Heir

  • Christ is the way out, and the way in; the way from slavery, conscious or unconscious, into liberty; the way from the unhomeliness of things to the home we desire but do not know; the way from the stormy skirts of the

    Unspoken Sermons Second Series

  • Christ is the way out, and the way in; the way from slavery, conscious or unconscious, into liberty; the way from the unhomeliness of things to the home we desire but do not know; the way from the stormy skirts of the Father's garments to the peace of his bosom.

    Unspoken Sermons Series I., II., and II.

  • It's the underwear: the fact that she is parading around in it, but also the underwear itself, the unhomeliness of it, the fact that her daughter has grown into a woman whom it pleases to spend a lot of money on underwear.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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