Definition of Cheapness

1. Noun. A price below the standard price.

Exact synonyms: Bargain Rate, Cut Price, Cut Rate
Generic synonyms: Inexpensiveness
Derivative terms: Cheap



2. Noun. Tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar.
Exact synonyms: Sleaze, Tackiness, Tat
Generic synonyms: Tastelessness
Derivative terms: Cheap, Cheap, Cheap, Sleazy, Tacky, Tatty

Definition of Cheapness

1. n. Lowness in price, considering the usual price, or real value.

Definition of Cheapness

1. Noun. The state of being cheap ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheapness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheapness

cheapener
cheapeners
cheapening
cheapens
cheaper
cheaper by the dozen
cheapest
cheapie
cheapies
cheaping
cheapish
cheapishly
cheapjack
cheapjacks
cheaply
cheapness (current term)
cheapnesses
cheapo
cheapos
cheaps
cheapshot
cheapshots
cheapskate
cheapskates
cheapstead
cheapy
chear
cheare
chearful
cheat

Literary usage of Cheapness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sophisms of Free-trade and Popular Political Economy Examined by John Barnard Byles (1912)
"wages, as a general rule, will accommodate themselves to the difference. It seems therefore clear that a mere cheapness of the first sort, a mere cheapness ..."

2. Principles of Political Economy by Charles Gide (1902)
"Whether Competition is cheapness. There is a very wide-spread notion that competition always produces cheapness, and monopoly dearness. ..."

3. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1839)
"Vexation by cheapness of appeal obviated. Of appeal, correspondent delay is an ... On the other hand, as by cheapness in the initiative stage of juridical ..."

4. Imaginary Interviews by William Dean Howells (1910)
"cheapness OP THE COSTLIEST CITY ON EARTH " ONE of my surprises on Getting Back," the more or less imaginary interlocutor who had got back from Europe said ..."

5. Merrie England by Robert Blatchford (1895)
"cheapness ! O, God! that bread should be so dear, and flesh and blood so cheap.—Hood. ... Beside the theory of waste, we have another aspect of cheapness to ..."

6. England and America: A Comparison of the Social and Political State of Both by Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1833)
"... of gin shops—cheapness of English children—murder of parish apprentices—other trades in pauper children—climbing boys—prostitutes—cheapness of ..."

7. On the Probable Fall in the Value of Gold: The Commercial and Social by Michel Chevalier (1859)
"... cheapness. BEFORE bringing these preliminary generalities to a close, and entering upon the core of the subject, I beg to be allowed to define the true ..."

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