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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: preciosity (0.00762 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: preciosity preciosity n : the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preciosity Preciosity \Pre`ci*os"i*ty\, n. Preciousness; something precious. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Preciosity \Pre`ci*os"i*ty\, n.; pl. -ties. [F. pr['e]ciosit['e], OF. also precieuset['e].] Fastidious refinement, esp. in language; specif., the affected purism and sententiousness characteristic of the French pr['e]cieuses of the 17th century. He had the fastidiousness, the preciosity, the love of archaisms, of your true decadent. --L. Douglas. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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