Definition of Stylelessness

1. Noun. Absence of style. ¹



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Definition of Stylelessness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stylelessness

stylar
stylaster
stylasters
stylate
style
style guide
style of architecture
style of cause
style sheet
style sheets
stylebook
stylebooks
styled
styleless
stylelessly
stylelessness (current term)
stylelessnesses
stylemark
styler
stylers
styles
stylesheet
stylesheets
stylet
stylets
styli
styliferous
styliform
stylike
styling

Literary usage of Stylelessness

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1. The Art of Letters by Robert Lynd (1921)
"It is to combat the stylelessness of many contemporary writers that the ... One cannot altogether acquit Mr. Masefield of a hasty stylelessness in some of ..."

2. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"3 Again, the only trouble is stylelessness. In fine, this is the quality characterizing Carolingian prose, of which a last example may be taken from the ..."

3. Modern Art: Being a Contribution to a New System of æsthetics by Julius Meier-Graefe (1908)
"It has something of the grand old stylelessness [of the North, in which all seems nature and nothing convention, and a ruthless sincerity is the sole form. ..."

4. Modern Art: Being a Contribution to a New System of æsthetics by Julius Meier-Graefe (1908)
"It has something of the grand old stylelessness [of the North, in which all seems nature and nothing convention, and a ruthless sincerity is the sole form. ..."

5. German Culture: The Contribution of the Germans to Knowledge, Literature by William Paterson Paterson (1915)
"In the latter he resembles Jean Paul in his stylelessness, his humour, and the way in which he interrupts the narrative with personal opinions and ..."

6. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movementby Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"We call for stylelessness to arrive at STYLE. Style is never plagiarism!'6 The innovation, therefore, was not merely a consensus on formal criteria; ..."

7. The Lamp: A Review and Record of Current Literature by Charles Scribner's Sons (1904)
"One wonders what makes him say, in order to disparage the purely literary qualities of Herbert Spencer, that in point of stylelessness, he resembles "Locke ..."

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