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Seediness  n.  The quality or state of being seedy, shabby, or worn out; a state of wretchedness or exhaustion. (Colloq.) "What is called seediness, after a debauch, is a plain proof that nature has been outraged."

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"Seediness" Quotes from Famous Books

... journey, and they were already joyous and alert. They and their belongings were bundled into the "trap" (how many misfits are covered by the word!) and driven through a tree-arched lane. M. could extract something even from the autumnal seediness of the hedgerows, affirming that they were for all the world like a theatre when the holland coverings are on. S. exclaimed with surprise as a squirrel ran across the track, telling M. that this proved how really they were in the country, squirrels ...
— Lines in Pleasant Places - Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler • William Senior

... see his "seediness." He saw first his face, which was of a deep brown copper colour, turning here and there to a handsome purple; ill-shaved, perhaps, but with a fine round nose and a large smiling mouth. He saw black curling hair and a yachting cap, faded this last and the white of it a dirty ...
— Jeremy • Hugh Walpole

Words linked to "Seediness" :   seedy, sleaziness, inelegance

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