Antonyms for novelty
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : nov-uh l-tee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɒv əl ti|
Definition of noveltyOrigin :
- 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
- Nor was he ever diverted from his predilections by mere fashion or novelty.
- Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
- The novelty of the experience had made her eyes shine like stars.
- Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
- There is nothing of novelty to them in this tacitly shared sense of gloom.
- Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
- As the novelty wore off, people began to doubt and reason about it.
- Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
- Some other novelty will spring up one day, and you will be released.
- Extract from : « The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby » by Charles Dickens
- The novelty of the whole scene appeared for an instant to engross her attention.
- Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
- Broadstairs was a new place, and to Roland novelty of any kind had a charm.
- Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
- Ugh, ugh, ugh,—what a sad rage for novelty there is in this foolish world!
- Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
- Even the novelty of flying the newest rocket-ship in the service had worn off.
- Extract from : « The Hammer of Thor » by Charles Willard Diffin
- If Ellis was a novelty to the woman, she was equally so to him.
- Extract from : « A Breath of Prairie and other stories » by Will Lillibridge
Synonyms for novelty
- conversation piece
- dernier cri
- last word
- newfangled contraption
- objet d'art
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