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Found 4 items, similar to novel.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: novel novel
Indonesian → English (quick) Definition: novel novel
English → English (WordNet) Definition: novel novel adj 1: of a kind not seen before; “the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem” [syn: fresh, new] 2: pleasantly novel or different; “common sense of a most refreshing sort” [syn: refreshing] novel n 1: a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story 2: a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; “his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels”; “he burned all the novels”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Novel Novel \Nov"el\, n. [F. nouvelle. See Novel, a.] 1. That which is new or unusual; a novelty. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. News; fresh tidings. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Some came of curiosity to hear some novels. --Latimer. [1913 Webster] 3. A fictitious tale or narrative, longer than a short story, having some degree of complexity and development of characters; it is usually organized as a time sequence of events, and is commonly intended to exhibit the operation of the passions, and often of love. --Dryden. [1913 Webster +PJC] 4. [L. novellae (sc. constitutiones): cf. F. novelles.] (Law) A new or supplemental constitution. See the Note under Novel, a. [1913 Webster] Novel \Nov"el\, a. [OF. novel, nuvel, F. nouvel, nouveau, L. novellus, dim. of novus new. See New.] Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. [1913 Webster] Note: In civil law, the novel or new constitutions are those which are supplemental to the code, and posterior in time to the other books. These contained new decrees of successive emperors. [1913 Webster] Novel assignment (Law), a new assignment or specification of a suit. [1913 Webster] Syn: New; recent; modern; fresh; strange; uncommon; rare; unusual. Usage: Novel, New . Everything at its first occurrence is new; that is novel which is so much out of the ordinary course as to strike us with surprise. That is a new sight which is beheld for the first time; that is a novel sight which either was never seen before or is seen but seldom. We have daily new inventions, but a novel one supposes some very peculiar means of attaining its end. Novel theories are regarded with distrust, as likely to prove more ingenious than sound. [1913 Webster]


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