Definition of Shallownesses
1. shallowness [n] - See also: shallowness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shallownesses
Literary usage of Shallownesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"He has invested his vanity (perhaps his hope of income) in his own shallownesses and mistakes, and must desire their prosperity. ..."
2. The Writings of John Burroughs by John Burroughs (1895)
"... all shallownesses and shams wear such a face as they never before wore. He made it easier for all men to be more truthful and earnest. ..."
3. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"But, when all is said, we have to confess that the affective illusions point to unsuspected depths and shallownesses of impression, and to unsuspected ..."
4. The Stage in America, 1897-1900 by Norman Hapgood (1901)
"The evils of marriage and the shallownesses of bachelorhood, the foibles of women and the foibles of men, are treated with an almost impartial understanding ..."
5. The Methodist Review (1873)
"Questions of the Day. By Rev. JOHN HALL. DD 12mo., pp. 343. New York: Dodd fc'Mead. "l873. A volume of highly respectable shallownesses. ..."
6. The Life of the Lord Jesus Christ: A Complete Critical Examination of the by Johann Peter Lange (1864)
"... man has made himself understood by the shallowest of shallownesses—the spirit of the world, and becomes its darling; when he is praised by every mouth. ..."