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Synonyms for seediness

a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing

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Perhaps we need to think about consciously uncoupling elegant architecture and licensed seediness.
Key Words: Different ploidy; Leaf thickness; Plastid; Stomata; Pollen; Fertility; Seediness
They capitalized on the do-it-yourself, renegade spirit of 1970s film and brought an unprecedented level of realism and dread--and, more controversially, high art--to a genre once identified with the schlock and seediness of a porno.
Applewhite conveys the seediness of characters and locales in a vivid, colorful manner.
You wouldn't want to exhaust it to the point of ridiculousness and seediness.
I think we've pretty much been everywhere with the stories and as that's at the heart of every episode, you wouldn't want to exhaust it to the point of just complete ridiculousness and seediness," says Piper.
The content of David's work was interesting, and he and Ian Carnaby specialised in understanding selling handicaps and ladies' races, and they liked a touch of seediness as well.
The area's monied seediness made it a perfect location for Hartright's encounter and had all sorts of associations that Collins would not have needed to explain to his readership.
It's hard to reconcile such beautiful music with the seediness being played out on stage, but this opera is full of recognisable pieces including the famous La Donna et Mobile.
This is a Lough, nasty "Carmen," rife with seediness and brutality.
The trip gave fodder to the White House's critics to argue that the president remains too close to his Windy City political base, and all the big city machine seediness that implies.
The red glazing, one of the project's more conspicuous design choices, gives the building an air of dated disco seediness.
Alternately brutal and witty, Shuck is an episodic book, an exhilarating ride in which the protagonist performs a kind of wistful eulogy for the seediness of the pre-Giuliani Manhattan.