HyperDic: staleness

English > 2 senses of the word staleness:
NOUNcognitionstaleness, tritenessunoriginality as a result of being dull and hackneyed
attributestalenesshaving lost purity and freshness as a consequence of aging
English > staleness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningunoriginality as a result of being dull and hackneyed.
Synonymtriteness
NarrowercampSomething that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality
Broaderunoriginalityuncreativeness due to a lack of originality
Adjectivesstalelacking originality or spontaneity
English > staleness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningHaving lost purity and freshness as a consequence of aging.
AttributesstaleLacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
Narrowermustiness, must, moldinessThe quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy
BroaderoldnessThe opposite of youngness
OppositefreshnessThe property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made)
Spanishtrivialidad
Catalantrivialitat
Adjectivesstalelacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age

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