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  • n  the quality possessed by something with a great price or value
  • n  the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
  • n  the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined

  • The Seagull remains one of the Russian master's richest and most affecting plays, but the preciousness of this production soured it for me.
  • And the preciousness of ordinary living is real as well all to be taken seriously, perhaps, in a new and chastened time.
  • And the preciousness of ordinary living is real as well--all to be taken seriously, perhaps, in a new and chastened time.
News & Articles

  • They're out of their grinds!
    Portlandia preciousness: Stumptown **** The brew: The Oregon-based coffee spot just opened its second location in Manhattan (30 W. Eighth St.), a 1,600-square-foot, artfully lit stunner featuring walnut herringbone floors and a custom-built, wood-paneled La Marzocco espresso machine to match. There’s also a stand-alone brew bar where you can...
    June 19, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Wayne Thiebaud in San Francisco Chronicle
    He was not interested in any kind of preciousness, prestige or any of that nonsense,Thiebaud, a professor emeritus and longtime friend of DeForest's, said in a statement released by UC Davis. "He pursued his work with real genuineness,...
  • Lauren Graham in Whittier Daily News
    Diane is one of the girls,says Graham. "She doesn't like when there's any kind of, like, 'Miss Keaton.' She's like, 'Ugh, God, no!' She wants to be one of us, and she doesn't like the feeling that there's some kind of preciousness...
  • Kirk Douglas in Oneindia
    Douglas wrote on his MySpace blog, "This has been a sad week. We don't like to think about it, but we all know that someday we will die. But, when someone dies young it makes us think about the preciousness of life," Contactmusic reports.

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