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uninhabitableness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being uninhabitable.

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Examples

  • There are many kinds of doss-houses, but in one thing they are all alike, from the filthy little ones to the monster big ones paying five per cent. and blatantly lauded by smug middle-class men who know but one thing about them, and that one thing is their uninhabitableness.

    COFFEE-HOUSES AND DOSS-HOUSES

  • There are many kinds of doss-houses, but in one thing they are all alike, from the filthy little ones to the monster big ones paying five per cent and blatantly lauded by smug middle-class men who know nothing about them, and that one thing is their uninhabitableness.

    Coffee-Houses and Doss-Houses

  • Once used as an auxiliary parlor, it had that air of uninhabitableness which clings to such rooms, together with a certain something else, equally unpleasant, to which at that moment I could give no name, and for which I could neither find then nor now any sufficient reason.

    The Forsaken Inn A Novel

  • Another feature in these isles is their emphatic uninhabitableness.

    The Piazza Tales

  • The uninhabitableness of the rooms where I had expected to write, and the need of using our little dining-room, the only one in which is a stove, for dressing baby, taking care of him, eating, and receiving visits and messages, have prevented my writing for six or seven weeks past.

    At Home And Abroad Or, Things And Thoughts In America and Europe

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