unhomelikeness love


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  • noun The state or condition of being unhomelike.


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unhomelike +‎ -ness


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  • He sat down mechanically and looked round the dull little room, and the dulness of it, the dinginess, the unhomelikeness of it struck on his heart as it had never done before.

    The Girls of St. Olave's Mabel Mackintosh

  • A stranger, ignorant of the Pennsylvania Dutch custom of living in the kitchen and shutting off the "best rooms," -- to be used in their mustiness and stiff unhomelikeness on

    Tillie, a Mennonite Maid; a Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch Helen Reimensnyder Martin 1903

  • In the state of mind ascribed to the ancients, she only felt the weird unhomelikeness of the place, as though she were at the ends of the earth, unable to return, and always depressed by solitude; she could have wept.

    Hopes and Fears or, scenes from the life of a spinster Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862


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