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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It was horrible to haggle on such a matter, and finally Philip consented to an expensiveness which he could ill afford.
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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.
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