quaintness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quaint +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quaintness ‎(countable and uncountable, plural quaintnesses)

  1. (obsolete) Cunning; craftiness.
  2. (obsolete) Skill, artfulness.
  3. (obsolete) Primness, fastidiousness, preciousness.
  4. The state or fact of being quaint; having old-fashioned charm.