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Definition of Sportiness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sportiness
Literary usage of Sportiness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"The most prevalent reward cue images associated with smoking were sportiness and active lifestyle, recreation, and adventure/risk. ..."
2. Campfires on Desert and Lava by William Temple Hornaday (1908)
""The result justified our sportiness; for the next morning, when we looked over the edge of the bank, we saw a fine, large mullet lying on the mud, ..."
3. My Life Here and There by Julia (Grant) Kantakuzen (1921)
"Finally the father, won by his son's intense sportiness and his adoration for the general himself, kept this young soldier with him, let him fit himself ..."
4. To the End of the Trail by Richard Hovey (1908)
"But she was serious under her frivolity, And in her maddest moods a mild restraint Gave to her merriment a patrician quality As far from " sportiness " as ..."
5. Morbid Fears and Compulsions: Their Psychology and Psychoanalytic Treatent by Horace Westlake Frink (1918)
"... inal system of rewards and punishments were still in force.1 To be sure he will soon cease to interpret his own behavior in any such light. ..."