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Definition of Enviableness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Enviableness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Illustrations of Political Economy by Harriet Martineau (1859)
"An internal shudder was here visible which gave the lie to what the sufferer had said of the enviableness of her calm state of feeling. ..."
2. Pencillings by the Way by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1846)
"The Count's reputation as a soldier is well known, and he seems to me to have no drawback to the enviableness of his life, except his expatriation. ..."
3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"Notwithstanding the apparent enviableness of a position that seemed to gis e both present enjoyment and a brilliant prospect for the future, ..."
4. Considerations on Some of the Elements and Conditions of Social Welfare and by Caleb Sprague Henry (1861)
"... from the enviableness of such high gifts. The fate of BACON is an impressive case in point. The name of BACON is now a word of reverence in the mouths ..."
5. Summer Cruise in the Mediterranean on Board an American Frigate by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1853)
"His reputation as a soldier is well-known, and he seems to me to have no drawback to the enviableness of his life, except its expatriation. ..."
6. Literary and Theological Review by Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon (1839)
"It is perhaps one of the penalties of greatness—one of the abatements in the equal orderings of Providence, from the enviableness of such high gifts. ..."
7. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"The town of Ayr stands in its south corner, and derives from it principally its healthiness, as well as its enviableness of situation. ..."