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synonyms for fads

  • fantasy
  • furor
  • hobby
  • innovation
  • mania
  • passion
  • trend
  • affectation
  • amusement
  • caprice
  • chic
  • conceit
  • cry
  • custom
  • eccentricity
  • fancy
  • fashion
  • frivolity
  • humor
  • in
  • kick
  • kink
  • mode
  • quirk
  • rage
  • sport
  • style
  • thing
  • vagary
  • vogue
  • whim
  • whimsy
  • wrinkle
  • dernier cri
  • fool notion
  • in thing
  • latest word
  • new look
  • newest wrinkle
  • passing fancy

antonyms for fads

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • boredom
  • dislike
  • dullness
  • hate
  • seriousness
  • simplicity
  • work
  • standard
  • tradition
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How to use fads in a sentence

Every private inclination is a fad, and even fads have their fixed forms.
THE NEW SOCIETYWALTHER RATHENAU
Do you know, Rose Millar, these decorators' fads are constantly changing?
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
"We're rather fond of fads at The Priory," explained Winnie.
THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
"It's just another of your absurd fads, Patty Hirst," said Ella.
THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
More than all, there are no fictitious values put upon fads and fancies of the hour,—nor even upon works of art.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
That the church does not conform to all the theories—not to say vagaries and fads—of to-day is no discredit.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
There were letters from people with fads; letters from cranks of every description; curious letters even from friends.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Her father looked at her with an amused face; looked down at these social fads of poor humanity from the height of his Olympus.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Some there are always and everywhere whose lives are given over to fads, fancies and frivolities.
HISTORIC PAPERS ON THE CAUSES OF THE CIVIL WARMRS. EUGENIA DUNLAP POTTS
The modern painter has a few tricks, a few fads; these give out, and nothing is left.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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