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Definition of Carnivorousness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Carnivorousness
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1. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin (1885)
"... I am strongly disposed to connect much of ils peculiar manifestations with the Lombard's habits of eating and drinking, especially his carnivorousness. ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1872)
"This extreme carnivorousness produces, as is natural, an absence of sensibility, which is displayed even in the most delicate individuals of the species. ..."
3. Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin (1877)
"... (animal rage, carnivorousness in political economy,— competition, as of horses with swinging spurs at their sides in the Roman corso, in science, ..."