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Fashionableness

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Fa'shionableness. n.s. [from fashionable.] Modish elegance; such appearance as is according to present custom.

Why should they not continue to value themselves for this outside fashionableness of the taylor or tirewoman's making, when their parents have so early instructed them to do so? Locke.

Sources: Locke, John (269)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Fashionableness." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: May 12, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14048.


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