noun see plot I

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  • plotlessness — See plotless. * * * …   Universalium

  • plotlessness — adjective /ˈplɑtləsnəs/ The state of lacking a substantial plot or scheme. See Also: plot, plotless …   Wiktionary

  • plotlessness — plot·less·ness …   English syllables

  • plotlessness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being plotless …   Useful english dictionary

  • plot — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small area of planted ground < a vegetable plot > b. a small piece of land in a cemetery c. a measured piece of land ; lot 2. ground plan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plot — plotful, adj. plotless, adj. plotlessness, n. /plot/, n., v., plotted, plotting. n. 1. a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, esp. a hostile, unlawful, or evil purpose: a plot to overthrow the government. 2. Also called storyline.… …   Universalium

  • plotless — adjective /ˈplɑtləs/ Lacking a substantial plot. See Also: plot, plotlessness …   Wiktionary

  • plot — [plät] n. [ME < OE, piece of land: some meanings infl. by COMPLOT] 1. a small area of ground marked off for some special use [garden plot, cemetery plot] 2. a chart or diagram, as of a building or estate 3. [short for COMPLOT] a secret,… …   English World dictionary

  • plot — n. & v. n. 1 a defined and usu. small piece of ground. 2 the interrelationship of the main events in a play, novel, film, etc. 3 a conspiracy or secret plan, esp. to achieve an unlawful end. 4 esp. US a graph or diagram. 5 a graph showing the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nou|veau ro|man — «noo VOH r MAHN», plural nou|veaux ro|mans «noo VOH r MAHN», French. 1. a type of novel developed chiefly in France in the 1960 s, characterized by lack of moral, social, or psychological comment and by precise descriptions that suggest the… …   Useful english dictionary

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