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Definition of Portentousness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Portentousness
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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1881)
"The supposed portentousness of the event was further magnified by the occurrence of a lunar eclipse at Constantinople. Again, the Great Plague of London was ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1887)
"... and the power of bells over them, as well as the portentousness of comets and the movement of the heavens by angels. He dwells especially, too, ..."