Antonyms for novelties
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : nov-uh l-tee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɒv əl ti|
Definition of noveltiesOrigin :
- late 14c., "quality of being new," also "a new manner or fashion, an innovation; something new or unusual," from Old French noveleté "newness, innovation, change; news, new fashion" (Modern French nouveauté), from novel "new" (see novel (adj.)). Meaning "newness" is attested from late 14c.; sense of "useless but amusing object" is attested from 1901 (e.g. novelty shop, 1973).
- noun newness, originality
- noun trinket, gadget
- So, Madame, your god-mother has two novelties to present tomorrow.
- Extract from : « The Bondwoman » by Marah Ellis Ryan
- “I like novelties”—and Count Otto smiled with an air of considerable resolution.
- Extract from : « Pandora » by Henry James
- There is no rich and fickle man who does not feel that all his novelties are ancient.
- Extract from : « The Napoleon of Notting Hill » by Gilbert K. Chesterton
- I deprecate any hasty rejection of these thoughts as novelties.
- Extract from : « Spare Hours » by John Brown
- For a time my attention was wholly taken up with the novelties of the place.
- Extract from : « When Life Was Young » by C. A. Stephens
- The return walk was not so pleasant, for the novelties of the region had been exhausted.
- Extract from : « Up The Baltic » by Oliver Optic
- I am rather one to think of novelties, and if Eliza cares to copy any of them, so much the better.
- Extract from : « Eliza » by Barry Pain
- Backwoods and backwoodsmen are novelties which amuse for the moment.
- Extract from : « Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2 » by Richard Henry Bonnycastle
- Fergus Derrick was a young man, and young men were fond of novelties.
- Extract from : « That Lass O' Lowrie's » by Frances Hodgson Burnett
- In 1876 he stood in the city of Seattle gazing with wonder at the novelties about him.
- Extract from : « Scandinavians on the Pacific, Puget Sound » by Thomas Ostenson Stine
Synonyms for novelties
- conversation piece
- dernier cri
- last word
- newfangled contraption
- objet d'art
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