fanciness
noun see fancy III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fanciness — noun The property of being fancy …   Wiktionary

  • fanciness — n. showiness; imaginativeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fanciness — fan·ci·ness …   English syllables

  • fanciness — sēnə̇s, sin noun ( es) : fancy quality or form; often : overly elaborate or studied quality (as of literary style) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fancy — I. transitive verb (fancied; fancying) Date: 14th century 1. to have a fancy for ; like 2. to form a conception of ; imagine < fancy our embarrassment > 3. a. to believe mistakenly or without evidence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Testimony of Simplicity — The Testimony of Simplicity is the Quaker belief that a person ought to live his or her life simply in order to focus on what is most important and ignore or play down what is least important. It is the practice among Quakers (members of the… …   Wikipedia

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