Definition of Clevernesses

1. Noun. (plural of cleverness) ¹



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Definition of Clevernesses

1. cleverness [n] - See also: cleverness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clevernesses

cleveites
clever
clever-clever
clever arse
clever clogs
cleverality
cleverclogs
cleverer
cleverest
cleverish
cleverishness
cleverly
cleverness
clevernesses (current term)
cleves
clevis
clevis pin
clevises
clew
clew-garnet
clew-garnets
clewed
clewing
clewless
clewline
clewlines
clews
cley

Literary usage of Clevernesses

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1. The Autobiography, Times, Opinions, and Contemporaries of Sir Egerton by Sir Egerton Brydges (1834)
"... must direct them—False models—False clevernesses and false stimulants—Dominion of charlatanism—False philosophizing—Public opinion—Systematizing, ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"... for Chesterton has a message, a still small voice struggling to make itself heard thru the crashing concert of his complex clevernesses. ..."

3. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"... turns partly out of native viciousness, and partly because he hated him for his superiorities of physique and pluck, and for his manifold clevernesses. ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"It relishes the pretty trivialities of art, its vulgar clevernesses, its conscious graces. It has a kindly greeting for anything which looks as if, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1865)
"... when she discussed her own doings and plans and clevernesses, she was bringing forward the subject most interesting to her audience as well as to ..."

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