English to Afrikaans Meaning :: preciosity

Preciosity :
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- oordrewe verfijning
 

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Noun(1) the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined

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(1) This earlier reading had been grounded in a concern that the use of ideas ÔÇÿborrowedÔÇÖ from other disciplines might make poetry ÔÇÿdependent on intellectual fashions and encourage preciosity .ÔÇÖ(2) The bijou effect of the original could easily translate into unwitting preciosity , and one appreciates the translator's wariness of plangent excess.(3) she uses dialect to create a poetry that is free of highbrow preciosity(4) The wit, light approach and mastery of touch, scale and color balance the figurinesÔÇÖ rather foppish preciosity .(5) All of this has saddled art songs with a reputation for preciosity and snobbishness.(6) They are related to similarly proportioned glassware made in the 1890s, but the delicate tints and precarious attenuation are markers of preciosity and refinement.
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