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preciosity Saltos de línea: pre¦ci|os¦ity
Pronunciación: /ˌprɛʃɪˈɒsɪti/

Definición de preciosity en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Excessive refinement in art, music, or language: she uses dialect to create a poetry that is free of highbrow preciosity
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The wit, light approach and mastery of touch, scale and color balance the figurines’ rather foppish preciosity.
  • They are related to similarly proportioned glassware made in the 1890s, but the delicate tints and precarious attenuation are markers of preciosity and refinement.
  • This earlier reading had been grounded in a concern that the use of ideas ‘borrowed’ from other disciplines might make poetry ‘dependent on intellectual fashions and encourage preciosity.’

Origen

Mid 19th century: suggested by French préciosité, a sense derived from Molière's Les Précieuses Ridicules (1659), a comedy in which ladies frequenting the literary salons of Paris were satirized.

Palabras que riman con preciosity

anfractuosity, animosity, atrocity, bellicosity, curiosity, fabulosity, ferocity, generosity, grandiosity, impecuniosity, impetuosity, jocosity, luminosity, monstrosity, nebulosity, pomposity, ponderosity, porosity, precocity, reciprocity, religiosity, scrupulosity, sinuosity, sumptuosity, velocity, verbosity, virtuosity, viscosity

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