demiworld

Related to demiworld: impetuosity

dem·i·world

 (dĕm′ē-wûrld′)
n.
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demiworld

(ˈdɛmɪˌwɜːld)
n
another name for demimonde
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demiworld

nHalbwelt f
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In her case, it manifested as a gambling habit that brought her into a "demiworld of gamblers and extortioners" writes Markus, and led to enormous debts.
The then seemingly sordid realism of that story of the demiworld of New York City initiated the subsequent literary trend of the next generation.