What does novelty mean?

Definitions for novelty
ˈnɒv əl tinov·el·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freshness, novelty(noun)

    originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel

  2. novelty, freshness(noun)

    originality by virtue of being new and surprising

  3. knickknack, novelty(noun)

    a small inexpensive mass-produced article

  4. bangle, bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket(noun)

    cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

Wiktionary

  1. novelty(Noun)

    The state of being new or novel; newness.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

  2. novelty(Noun)

    A new product; an innovation.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

  3. novelty(Noun)

    A small mass-produced trinket.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

  4. novelty(Noun)

    In novelty theory, newness, density of complexification, and dynamic change as opposed to static habituation.

    Etymology: novelté (Modern French nouveauté), from the adjective novel, ultimately from novellus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Novelty(noun)

    the quality or state of being novel; newness; freshness; recentness of origin or introduction

  2. Novelty(noun)

    something novel; a new or strange thing

Freebase

  1. Novelty

    Novelty is an album from the early 90's by Jawbox. The songs "Static" and "Cutoff" were singles from the album, but only the latter had a music video.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of novelty in a Sentence

  1. Allen Katz:

    In the cocktail age we’re in, I could see this being something of interest to people at home and bartenders, there’s a novelty to it that’s potentially interesting.

  2. Richard Adams:

    The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

  3. Jim Rader:

    We were just hysterical laughing about this, it was an exciting novelty that Bernard Sanders had the chutzpah to jump in there.

  4. Joseph Ryan:

    We're confident about this weekend, but thereafter we're not so sure, the novelty might wear off.

  5. Abraham Maslow:

    Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.

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