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unpicturesqueness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being unpicturesque.

Etymologies

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unpicturesque +‎ -ness

Examples

  • She had been deprived of it so long ago that the real manner of her dispossession had become lost, or at least hidden under the many versions that had been invented to replace lapses of memory, or to remedy the unpicturesqueness of the original truth.

    Balcony Stories

  • There may be a class of beings, human once, but now invisible to humanity, to whom, from afar, our disorder may seem order -- our unpicturesqueness picturesque; in a word, the earth-angels, for whose scrutiny more especially than our own, and for whose death-refined appreciation of the beautiful, may have been set in array by God the wide landscape-gardens of the hemispheres. '

    The Domain of Arnheim

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