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Definition of "offhandedness" [offhandedness]

  • The property of being offhand (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "offhandedness" in a sentence
  • "The offhandedness, that slightly dismissive tone, the idea that food in fiction is a trend that will pass, pained me."
  • "There is a certain irritating sort of journalist - perhaps unfairly, Zoe Williams of the Guardian is the first name that springs to mind - who affects an adolescent offhandedness in his of her writing."
  • "Yet there is an offhandedness and ingrained antiaesthetic bent to Mr. Golub's approach, as if he is concerned more with his convoluted messages than with making a self-sustaining work of art."