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quaintness

Noun

1 the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; "she liked the old cottage; its quaintness was appealing"
2 strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned; "some words in her dialect had a charming quaintness"

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Pronunciation

  • /ˈkweɪntnəs/

Noun

  1. the quality of being quaint
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