Complete Definition of "novelty"

English

Etymology
From adjective novel, from Latin adjective novus, new.

Pronunciation
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Noun
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  1. the state of being new or novel; newness
  2. a new product; an innovation

#* 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 10.
#*: reconciling profound enquiry with clearness, and truth with novelty.

  1. a small mass-produced trinket
  2. in novelty theory, newness, density of complexification, and dynamic change as opposed to static habituation

Translations
trans-top|the state of being new
Arabic: Arab|شئ غÙر ÙØ£ÙÙÙ IPAchar|(Å¡iâ Äer maâlÅ«f) m
Chinese: æ°å¥ (xÄ«nqí)
Dutch: nieuwigheid f
Finnish: uutuus
French: nouveauté f
German: t+|de|Neuheit|f
Hungarian: újszerűség, újdonság
trans-mid
Italian: novità f
Japanese: çãã (ããããã, mezurashisa)
Korean: ì ê¸°í¨ (sin-giham)
Portuguese: t|pt|novidade|f
Russian: новизна (novizná) f
Spanish: novedad f
Swedish: ovanlighet c
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trans-top|a new product
German: t+|de|Neuheit|f
trans-mid
Portuguese: t|pt|novidade|f
Spanish: novedad f
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Derived terms
novelty theory

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