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synonyms for costliness

  • excess
  • excessiveness
  • luxury
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antonyms for costliness

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  • economy
  • frugality
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How to use costliness in a sentence

In the Bible Aloes are mentioned five times, and always with reference to their excellence and costliness.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
The crises due to this unregulated production, and the costliness of the struggles, led to the formation of joint-stock companies.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
It is not only their costliness and their beauty, but the associations which make them of so much interest.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 28, APRIL 1893VARIOUS
Though quite without means, he planned this in his visions on a scale of extreme costliness and magnificence.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
As we have already remarked, the secret of perfect dressing is simplicity, costliness being no essential element of real elegance.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
We take it that there is a medium to be observed, and in all cases the costliness must be regulated by circumstances.
THE CHURCH INDEXWILLIAM PEPPERELL
Cheap dress, bought for cheapness sake, and costly dress bought for costliness sake, are both abominations.
ARROWS OF THE CHACE, V. 2JOHN RUSKIN
The stranger is continually astonished at the magnitude and costliness of these residences.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 20, NO. 118, AUGUST, 1887VARIOUS
To the untrained observer size often appeals more than proportion and costliness than suitability.
THE DECORATION OF HOUSESEDITH WHARTON
Still, as has been said, costliness is no test of merit in an age when 187 large prices are paid for bad things.
THE DECORATION OF HOUSESEDITH WHARTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COSTLINESS

  • costliness
  • excess
  • excessiveness
  • luxury
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.