Shabbiness
Shabbiness Shab"bi*ness, n. The quality or state of being sghabby. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shabbiness — shabby ► ADJECTIVE (shabbier, shabbiest) 1) worn out or dilapidated. 2) dressed in old or worn clothes. 3) mean and unfair: a shabby trick. DERIVATIVES shabbily adverb shabbiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shabbiness — noun see shabby …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • shabbiness — shab·bi·ness || ʃæbɪnɪs n. raggedness, quality of being worn; state of being dilapidated; meanness, baseness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shabbiness — shab·bi·ness …   English syllables

  • shabbiness — See: shabby …   English dictionary

  • shabbiness — noun 1. an unjust act • Syn: ↑injustice, ↑unfairness, ↑iniquity • Derivationally related forms: ↑shabby, ↑unfair (for: ↑unfairness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Improbity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Improbity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 improbity improbity Sgm: N 1 dishonesty dishonesty dishonor Sgm: N 1 deviation from rectitude deviation from rectitude Sgm: N 1 disgrace disgrace &c.(disrepute) 874 Sgm: N 1 fraud …   English dictionary for students

  • shabby — [[t]ʃæ̱bi[/t]] shabbier, shabbiest 1) ADJ GRADED Shabby things or places look old and in bad condition. His clothes were old and shabby... He walked past her into a tiny, shabby room. ...one of the shabbiest and poorest areas of London. Syn:… …   English dictionary

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