gaudiness

gaudiness
Synonyms and related words:
Barnumism, affectation, apparent character, appearances, arsenic green, bedizenment, beggarliness, big talk, blatancy, brazenness, cheapness, clashing colors, coarseness, color clash, colorfulness, contemptibleness, convolution, crassness, crudeness, crudity, crumminess, dash, dazzle, dazzlingness, despicableness, display, earthiness, exteriors, external appearance, externals, extravagance, extravaganza, extravagation, facade, flagrancy, flamboyance, flashiness, flatulence, flatulency, front, fulsomeness, gaiety, garishness, gaudery, glare, glitter, gorgeousness, grandiloquence, grandioseness, grandiosity, grossness, high-flown diction, inflatedness, inflation, jaundiced yellow, jauntiness, jazziness, lexiphanicism, luridness, magniloquence, meanness, mere externals, mere rhetoric, meretriciousness, meritlessness, miserableness, obscenity, obtrusiveness, orotundity, ostent, ostentation, ostentatious complexity, outward appearance, outward show, paltriness, panache, pitiableness, pitifulness, platitudinous ponderosity, polysyllabic profundity, pomposity, pompous prolixity, pompousness, pontification, poorness, pretension, pretentiousness, prose run mad, public image, rawness, rhetoric, rhetoricalness, ribaldry, roughness, rudeness, sadness, screaming color, sensationalism, sententiousness, shabbiness, shamelessness, shocking pink, shoddiness, show, showiness, sorriness, speciousness, sportiness, stiltedness, superficiality, surface appearance, surface show, swelling utterance, swollen phrase, swollenness, tall talk, tawdriness, tortuosity, tortuousness, tumidity, tumidness, turgescence, turgidity, unworthiness, vain show, vileness, vulgarness, worthlessness, wretchedness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Gaudiness — Gaud i*ness, n. The quality of being gaudy. Whitlock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gaudiness — index pretense (ostentation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gaudiness — c.1600, from GAUDY (Cf. gaudy) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gaudiness — noun Pretension in appearance. Overly done and distastefully adorned. Nearby residents dont want any gaudiness in the buildings renovation, they want it to be tasteful and understated. See Also: gaudy …   Wiktionary

  • gaudiness — gaudy ► ADJECTIVE (gaudier, gaudiest) ▪ extravagantly or tastelessly bright or showy. DERIVATIVES gaudily adverb gaudiness noun. ORIGIN probably from Old French gaudir rejoice , from Latin gaudere …   English terms dictionary

  • gaudiness — noun see gaudy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gaudiness — See gaudily. * * * …   Universalium

  • gaudiness — gaud·i·ness || gɔːdɪnɪs n. garishness, loudness, tackiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gaudiness — gaud·i·ness …   English syllables

  • gaudiness — noun 1. tasteless showiness • Syn: ↑flashiness, ↑garishness, ↑loudness, ↑brashness, ↑meretriciousness, ↑tawdriness, ↑glitz • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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