Antonyms for clownishness

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Men are like wine; not good before the lees of clownishness be settled.

It is a caricature of a bird, a mixture of gravity and clownishness.

The remark, but not the clownishness, is adopted by Mr. Punch in regard to the Kelly Book.

He was a fine open-faced young man, without any of the clownishness of the fellah, and spoke in a free and easy but gentle manner.

Fortunately there was no grossness, no clownishness of behavior, which would have irreparably offended his fastidious taste.

License, indeed, and clownishness, but not that abandon which ingenuous joy brings in its train.

He stood awkwardly awaiting her, conscious of the clownishness of his appearance.

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