Definition of Gemutlichkeit

1. Noun. the state or fact of being gem├╝tlich; middle-class niceness or cosiness, hospitality ¹



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Definition of Gemutlichkeit

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Gemutlichkeit

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1. The Americans by Hugo M├╝nsterberg (1904)
"Among the current complaints of Europeans is, that the American life lacks just this serene cordiality, the German gemutlichkeit. It is true, indeed, ..."

2. Socialized Germany by Frederic Clemson Howe (1915)
"... paternalism of Prussia, just as it is the wide distribution of the land under peasant proprietorship that explains the gemutlichkeit of South Germany. ..."

3. The Methodist Review (1899)
"How immense his literary debt to England, even in the so- called " German " element of gemutlichkeit, need not be di=- ..."

4. Vagabonding Through Changing Germany by Harry Alverson Franck (1920)
"I certainly cannot, for I have lived all my life among them and I know how they worship Ordnung and gemutlichkeit. "Yes, we have several Polish newspapers ..."

5. Ten Years Near the German Frontier: A Retrospect and a Warning by Maurice Francis Egan (1919)
"We Americans were too much taken up with the German "gemutlichkeit," or scientific efficiency, to treat the Prussian movements with anything but tolerance. ..."

6. The Woman who Waits by Frances R. Donovan (1920)
"The same men came day after day and sat in little groups at the same tables and here the gemutlichkeit of the German restaurant prevailed. ..."

7. The Influence of Walter Scott on the Novels of Theodor Fontane by Lambert Armour Shears (1922)
"... to the lack of gemutlichkeit of which he complains, the journalist was reconciled by his appreciation of the educational value of his foreign residence. ..."

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