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1. novelty

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəlti'] originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel.

Synonyms

  • originality

Antonyms

  • conventionality
  • inability

Etymology

  • novelté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -té (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word novelty


1. Adjective
A lava lamp is a novelty item that is used more for decoration than illumination.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Opt for French cuffs and cuff links for your dress shirt, but skip the novelty cuff links.

Quotes containing the word novelty


1. The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
- Carl Rogers

2. In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.
- Alanis Morissette

3. Any kind of novelty or excitement drives up dopamine in the brain, and dopamine is associated with romantic love.
- Helen Fisher

2. novelty

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəlti'] originality by virtue of being new and surprising.

Synonyms

  • originality

Antonyms

  • triteness
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • novelté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -té (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. novelty

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəlti'] cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing.

Synonyms

  • gewgaw
  • trinket
  • gaud
  • bangle
  • trinketry
  • adornment
  • bauble

Antonyms

  • stale
  • staleness
  • oldness
  • ill health

Etymology

  • novelté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -té (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. novelty

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəlti'] a small inexpensive mass-produced article.

Synonyms

  • knickknack

Antonyms

  • orthodoxy
  • unoriginal

Etymology

  • novelté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -té (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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