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Definition of Tawdriness

Tawdriness
Tawdriness Taw"dri*ness, n. Quality or state of being tawdry. A clumsy person makes his ungracefulness more ungraceful by tawdriness of dress. --Richardson.

Meaning of Tawdriness from wikipedia

- The word Tawdry is derived from cheap and shoddy goods that were sold at St Audrey's Fair, Audrey being the name by which St Etheldreda was known. It was...
- film a "brainless comedy," adding: "The film may try to renounce its own tawdriness, but not Ms. Griffith; she brings a certain irrepressible gusto to her...
- Mary Stuart. David Sims of The Atlantic dismissed the latter film as a "tawdry soap opera" but wrote that "with her little screen time, [Robbie] still...
- determined not to go so much as a millimeter over the line into sentiment, tawdriness or mockery. It's the rare film that is the best possible version of itself...
- Nathan Lee of The Village Voice called it "cr****, shrill, disingenuous, tawdry, mean-spirited, vulgar, idiotic, boring, slapdash, half-****ed, and very...
- What makes the hero a hero is the romantic notion that he stands above the tawdry give and take of everyday politics, occupying an ethereal realm where partisanship...
- reception; CNN's Paul Tatara praised the actors but thought the film was "too tawdry to be completely entertaining, and too static to generate much excitement...
- rights protests of the 1960s. Bell clearly implies that this was done out of tawdry self-interest. Perhaps most galling is Bell's insensitivity in making the...
- out of the Paris talks and told Nixon: "They're just a bunch of ****s. Tawdry, filthy ****s". On January 8, 1973, Kissinger and Tho met again in Paris...
- XFL suffered from low quality of play and poor reception for its use of tawdry professional wrestling gimmicks, which caused initially high ratings and...
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