preciosity

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noun pre·ci·os·i·ty \ˌpre-shē-ˈä-sə-tē, -sē-\

Definition of preciosity

plural

preciosities

  1. 1 :  fastidious refinement

  2. 2 :  an instance of preciosity

1866

First Known Use of preciosity

1866


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