expensiveness


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ex·pen·sive

 (ĭk-spĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Requiring a large expenditure; costly.
2. Marked by high prices: expensive stores.

ex·pen′sive·ly adv.
ex·pen′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expensiveness - the quality of being high-priced
monetary value, price, cost - the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
costliness, dearness, preciousness - the quality possessed by something with a great price or value
lavishness, sumptuosity, sumptuousness, luxury - the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
inexpensiveness - the quality of being affordable
Translations

expensiveness

[ɪksˈpensɪvnɪs] Nlo caro

expensiveness

n (of goods, travel, services etc)hoher Preis, Kostspieligkeit f; (of living somewhere)Kostspieligkeit f; the expensiveness of her tastesihr teurer Geschmack; the increasing expensiveness of basic commoditiesdie ständige Verteuerung von Grundbedarfsmitteln

expensiveness

[ɪksˈpɛnsɪvnɪs] ndispendiosità
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His expensiveness is acknowledged even by himself, and his whole conduct declares that self-denial is a word hardly understood by him.
They are very different: one of them all elegance, all expensiveness, with an air of high fashion, from New York; the other a plain, pure, clear-eyed, straight-waisted, straight-stepping maiden from the heart of New England.
If she thinks him the finest gentleman in the world, he, on his side, has never found himself in personal contact with such splendor, such opulence, such expensiveness as this young lady's.
It was horrible to haggle on such a matter, and finally Philip consented to an expensiveness which he could ill afford.
Once, she even considered taking up with hand-painted china, but gave over the idea when she learned its expensiveness.
Instead of focusing on the stock's price-to-earnings ratio, which measures the relative expensiveness of a stock, Hallaren prefers the price-to-sales ratio - market capitalization divided by sales in the prior four quarters.
However, because of its expensiveness and brittle property, EVOH must be coextruded or blended with other polymers (4, 5).
128); and (b) the goods must be accompanied by expensiveness as "the canon of expensiveness also affects our tastes in such way as to inextricably blend the marks of expensiveness, in our appreciation, with the beautiful features of the object" (1899, p.
However, Reading refers to the culture-specificity and ambivalence of memory mediation practices in the digital era, shows that the inability of an individual to adapt to technology (or the relative expensiveness of technology) may at the same time interfere with the development of such milieu.
Surgical difficulties and expensiveness of the big animals directed the researchers to use small animals in their studies.
It is quite astonishing Kyritsis could claim that CoLA protects wages from inflation and expensiveness, when it is one of the main causes for rising prices.