Definition of Shabbiness

1. Noun. A lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing.

Exact synonyms: Manginess, Seediness, Sleaziness
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Specialized synonyms: Raggedness
Derivative terms: Mangy, Seedy, Shabby, Sleazy



2. Noun. An unjust act.
Exact synonyms: Iniquity, Injustice, Unfairness
Generic synonyms: Actus Reus, Misconduct, Wrongdoing, Wrongful Conduct
Derivative terms: Shabby, Unfair

Definition of Shabbiness

1. n. The quality or state of being sghabby.

Definition of Shabbiness

1. Noun. The property of being shabby. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shabbiness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shabbiness

sgraffito
sh*tloads
sh*ts
shRNA
shRNAs
sha
sha'n't
shabaroon
shabbatot
shabbed
shabbier
shabbiest
shabbily
shabbiness (current term)
shabbinesses
shabble
shabbles
shabboses
shabby
shabby-genteel
shabeen
shabeens
shabono
shabonos
shabrack
shabracks
shabu
shabynite

Literary usage of Shabbiness

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

1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"high scorn of shabbiness and shams, and all In the ™°™** ber features she will not tithe spiteful endearments of the Mrs Can- For ..."

2. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1873)
"shabbiness, un-home-likeness of a Roman street. It is also to be said that you cannot go far in any direction without coming to a piazza, ..."

3. All Around the Wrekin by Walter White (1860)
"Birmingham—Ugliness and Ingenuity—Smoke and shabbiness—The Jewellers' Quarter—The Pearl Button Quarter—The Dirty Quarter —Groups of Trades—The ..."

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