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I was so stunned by the shabbiness of their arguments that it made me wonder how powerful this multitrillion-dollar industry is.

It was what he said when someone asked a question about the shabbiness of Bedouin villages in the Negev.

She would have wept over its shabbiness had she ever been able to find tears for such purposes.

She wore the gayest hats, which only served to emphasize the poverty and shabbiness of the rest of her clothes.

The place was shabby, as befitted a hole-in-corner enterprise, but Terry saw not that shabbiness.

The person in attendance on these works of art was in all respects, shabbiness excepted, unlike the former personage.

They brought but one message to her eyes that were vexed with shabbiness, to her soul that was shrunk by privation—riches.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shabbiness, such as: baseness, cheapness, frivolousness, inconsequence, inconsiderableness, and irrelevance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.