Definition of Fitfulnesses
1. fitfulness [n] - See also: fitfulness
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Literary usage of Fitfulnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biographical Lectures by George Dawson (1887)
"Lamb now gave up housekeeping; for his poor sister Mary grew worse and worse, and her fitfulnesses became more frequent. Lamb described the landlord with ..."
2. The Two Paths: Being Lectures on Art, and Its Application to Decoration and by John Ruskin (1859)
"... from his careless or formal replies, vague flashes of encouragement, or fitfulnesses of despair. There is no need for this—no excuse for it. ..."
3. Ruskin's Principles of Art Criticism by Ida Maria Street (1901)
"... and whether they are doing right, and gathering, from his careless or formal replies, vague flashes of encouragement, or fitfulnesses of despair. ..."