Definition: something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
Definition: something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
Sentences Containing 'novelty'
Two men had entered separately, and had been about to order drink, when, catching sight of that novelty, they faltered, made a pretence of looking about as if for some friend who was not there, and went away.
He was as much awake to the novelty of attention in that quarter as Elizabeth herself could be, and unconsciously closed his book.
There was novelty in the scheme, and as, with such a mother and such uncompanionable sisters, home could not be faultless, a little change was not unwelcome for its own sake.
But Lady Catherine seemed gratified by their excessive admiration, and gave most gracious smiles, especially when any dish on the table proved a novelty to them.
The Gardiners stayed only one night at Longbourn, and set off the next morning with Elizabeth in pursuit of novelty and amusement.
As for Clothing, to come at once to the practical part of the question, perhaps we are led oftener by the love of novelty and a regard for the opinions of men, in procuring it, than by a true utility.
There is an incessant influx of novelty into the world, and yet we tolerate incredible dulness.
But there was no novelty about it; it had often been done before.
So here was the novelty of a king without a keeper, an absolute monarch who was absolute in sober truth and not by a fiction of words.
This would not answer at all; so we had to give up the novelty of sailing down the river on a farm.
She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.
groaned forth Villefort, in a paroxysm of grief, which was the more terrible from the novelty of the sensation in the iron heart of that man.
Why, on the theory of Creation, should there be so much variety and so little real novelty?
Happy, if we can unite the boundaries of the different species of philosophy, by reconciling profound enquiry with clearness, and truth with novelty!
'A beggar would be no novelty,' said Steerforth; 'but it is a strange thing that the beggar should take that shape tonight.'
It had never occurred to me until that moment that there was any need to economize them, and I had wasted almost half the box in astonishing the Upper-worlders, to whom fire was a novelty.
Michele introduced the clothes using stretch novelty fabric as a new way of dressing sexy without being vulgar which was immediately successful.
Generally, his criticism of the poets' style was grounded in his assertion that "Great thoughts are always general," and that the metaphysical poets were too particular in their search for novelty.
In the 1930s through 1950's, it became popular in the United States as a construction and sculpting method for novelty architecture, examples of which created "dinosaurs in the desert".
Thus, memory plays an integral role in dictating the level of novelty, and as such the level of curiosity.
Novelty stickers have been produced as well.
They can also just use them for pure shock/novelty/boundary-pushing, which is where I'd group "Serbian Film".
After audiences began to view Van Winkle as a novelty act and a pop star rather than a legitimate rapper, his popularity began to decline.
While information can be redundant in strong local ties, their flow rates can be so high that they provide more useful novelty.
The novelty consisted in dividing the subjects into different heads, civil history, military, social, and so on, and following out each of them separately.
Competing directly with the other novelty ragtops of that year (Buick Skylark, Oldsmobile Fiesta, and Cadillac Eldorado), it was equally well received, and outsold its competition.
Among the Clippers was a novelty pillared coupe, the Sportster, styled to resemble a hardtop.
The novelty record became a hit, reaching #22 on the US Billboard Pop Singles chart.
Augustus, the first Roman emperor, justified the novelty of one-man rule with a vast program of religious revivalism and reform.
Stone proposed what was then the novelty of appearing before the Judiciary Committee to answer questions; his testimony helped secure a confirmation vote with very little opposition.
A number of smaller scale 'novelty' races have also taken place that demonstrate various strengths and, more often, weaknesses of cars.
By this time, the novelty of the contest and of children entertainers had waned considerably.
A tiny, novelty version of the Hurricane is sold as well.
Some riders may also value a Biopace crankset for its historical accuracy on a vintage bike, for its novelty value, or even retro-cachet.
The Venice statute had all the basic elements of a modern patent system—a requirement of novelty, proof of usefulness, and a requirement that the patentee describe and explain the invention.
He hired personnel from the University of Pennsylvania to help with determining the novelty and usefulness of the inventions.
Songs in the Key of Springfield is a soundtrack/novelty album from "The Simpsons" compiling many of the musical numbers from the series.
He first entered the national spotlight in 1976 when his novelty song "Junk Food Junkie" became a Top Ten hit.
Trinidad-born Hazel Scott was described as a "novelty on the entertainment scene", and the series was well received by critics.
You also got the Red mickey novelty toy witch will add 1-4 balloons to your life bar.
In 1829 he assisted John Braithwaite and John Ericsson with the "Novelty" at the Rainhill Trials.
Also, in 1956, he recorded the novelty rock roll song "Rockin' and Rollin' With Grandmaw."
Zacherle later related several LPs mixing horror sound effects with novelty songs.
At the same time he criticized Hegel for having given an interpretation of history which was closed to the future, in the sense that it left no room for novelty.
Generally the examiner conducting the search indicates in what aspect the documents cited are relevant (novelty, inventive step, background) and to what claims they are relevant.
Questions of novelty and non-obviousness/inventive step are not reviewed until litigation may arise concerning the issues.
The album projects focused primarily on rock performances, but featured a wide range of different styles, including folk, jazz, and novelty songs.
The main novelty in relation to the previous Croatian translations is the verse translating method.
They are often regarded as a novelty or item of amusement rather than an accurate method to measure popularity.
Like the 1973 album "Catch a Fire", the first release had something of a novelty cover.
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