shabbiness in English


[shab·bi·ness || 'ʃæbɪnɪs]

raggedness, quality of being worn; state of being dilapidated; meanness, baseness

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1. He had cast the shabbiness of extreme footigue.

2. I was struck by the shabbiness of the furnishings.

3. Moonlight softens our faults; all shabbiness dissolves into shadow.

4. But I was not one to look down my nose at shabbiness.

5. Their gray uniforms were worn beyond the point of shabbiness.

6. The place has a vaguely familiar feel to it, this air of transient shabbiness and nondescriptitude.

7. Writing in the Guardian, Timothy Garton Ash sees a Third World shabbiness when he visits the United States.

8. The shabbiness of the district and the dingy gloom of the school itself meant nothing to Clara.

9. The overall impression is one of rather old-fashioned comfort marred by a degree of shabbiness.

10. A degree of shabbiness in personal attire is now sought, and all but universally among the young.

11. It was not a comfortable environment for the boarders, but its very shabbiness made it liveable in.

12. Given a few days however, the city begins to reveal its true character and the shabbiness matters less.

13. It was off season and, by that time, decidedly out of fashion, and it had already begun its descent into shabbiness and eventual demolition.

14. The peeling paint and cracked floor tiles exuded shabbiness and it was made narrower by the trolleys parked down the sides.

15. He didn't mind how he looked to other people, because the nursery magic had made him Real, and when you are Real shabbiness doesn't matter.

16. At last they found on the quay one of those ancient night cabs which, as though they were ashamed to show their shabbiness during the day, are never seen round Paris until after dark.