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synonyms for tawdriness

  • adornment
  • bauble
  • decoration
  • flashiness
  • frill
  • fussiness
  • gaudiness
  • knickknack
  • meretriciousness
  • ornament
  • ostentation
  • pretentiousness
  • showiness
  • toy
  • trinket
  • fanciness
  • fandangle

antonyms for tawdriness

MOST RELEVANT
  • plainness
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How to use tawdriness in a sentence

Each day, I looked forward to watching the poor acting, the outlandish plot twists, the tawdry behavior.
TO DETOX FROM THE NEWS, I BINGE-WATCHED ‘DALLAS.’ IT WAS MORE THAN JUST FUN.SIBBIE O'SULLIVANJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many of them, no doubt, were far from edifying, but none could be found guilty of the threadbare tawdriness of pose.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
The first impression which one receives upon entering the inner precincts of the kraton is of tawdriness and dilapidation.
WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
Hygiene has not passed within the Mellah's walls, but a certain amount of Western tawdriness has.
MOROCCOS.L. BENSUSAN
Modest black dresses, pale faces, mournful smiles, and darkness would be far more effective than this clumsy tawdriness.
THE SCHOOLMISTRESS AND OTHER STORIESANTON CHEKHOV
Good taste reigning over lavish expenditure has prevented chromatic richness from seeming to approach tawdriness.
BRAVE MEN AND WOMENO.E. FULLER
To lack of education he attributed the tawdriness and vulgarity of popular taste.
WAR LETTERS OF A PUBLIC-SCHOOL BOYPAUL JONES.
And there is none of the tawdriness about the altars that belongs to churches in which people make themselves at home.
A SPRING WALK IN PROVENCEARCHIBALD MARSHALL
In its ugliness he perceived only beauty, in its tawdriness only the graces that are sweet offerings to God.
THE GARDEN OF ALLAHROBERT HICHENS
Sir Edward Fry's Commission had none of the tinsel of big names nor the tawdriness of aristocratic apathy.
THE REMINISCENCES OF AN IRISH LAND AGENTS.M. HUSSEY
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WORDS RELATED TO TAWDRINESS

  • adornment
  • bauble
  • decoration
  • fanciness
  • fandangle
  • flashiness
  • frill
  • fussiness
  • gaudiness
  • knickknack
  • meretriciousness
  • ornament
  • ostentation
  • pretentiousness
  • showiness
  • tawdriness
  • toy
  • trinket
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.