Definition of Flimsinesses

1. flimsiness [n] - See also: flimsiness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flimsinesses

flimflammeries
flimflammers
flimflammery
flimflamming
flimflams
flimp
flimped
flimping
flimps
flims
flimsier
flimsies
flimsiest
flimsily
flimsiness
flimsinesses (current term)
flimsy
flinch
flinched
flincher
flinchers
flinches
flinching
flinchingly
flincht
flinchy
flinder
flindermice
flindermouse
flinders

Literary usage of Flimsinesses

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1841)
"She stands with her fingers in her mouth, mumbling over her eternal commonplaces, her specious flimsinesses, about " the laws of trade," " regulating itself ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1841)
"She stands with her fingers in her mouth, mumbling over her eternal commonplaces, her specious flimsinesses, about " the laws of trade," " regulating itself ..."

3. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1821)
"Therefore, every one of these witnesses, without any exception, is either dismissed without a causeā€”for I say the causes are mere flimsinesses ..."

4. The Christian Examiner (1854)
"... gloomy tangles of Shelley, the dainty flimsinesses of Keats, the subtile word-weavings of Coleridge, ..."

5. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1885)
"You cannot lose yourself in the love of man and yet ignore his faults, his caprices, his flimsinesses, his weaknesses, his sins. ..."

6. Hurrell Froude: Memoranda and Comments by Louise Imogen Guiney (1904)
"The tricks and flimsinesses of a bad argument provoked him as much as the imposture and " flash" of insincere sentiment and fine talking; ..."

7. The Oxford Movement: Twelve Years, 1833-1845 by Richard William Church (1891)
"The tricks and flimsinesses of a bad argument provoked him as much as the imposture and "flash" of insincere sentiment and fine talking; ..."

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