Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 123. Newness.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
2. Time with reference to a particular Period
123. Newness.
NOUN:NEWNESS &c. adj.; novelty, recency; neology, neologism; immaturity; youth [See Youth]; gloss of novelty.
  INNOVATION; renovation (restoration) [See Restoration].
  MODERNIST, neoteric; neologist.
  UPSTART, narikin [Jap.], start-up [rare], nouveau riche [F.], parvenu.
  MODERNISM, modernness, modernity; modernization; dernier cri [F.]; latest fashion; mushroom.
VERB:RENEW (restore) [See Restoration]; modernize.
ADJECTIVE:NEW, novel, recent, fresh, green; young [See Youth]; evergreen; raw, immature; virgin; untried, unhandseled, unheard-of, untrodden, unbeaten; firenew, span-new.
  MODERN, late, neoteric, neoterical; new-born, new-fashioned, newfangled, newfledged; of yesterday; just out [colloq.], brand-new, up-to-date [colloq.]; fin-de-siècle [F.], vernal, renovated; sempervirent [rare], sempervirid [rare].
  fresh as a rose, fresh as a daisy, fresh as paint [colloq.]; spick-and-span, spick-and-span-new, unhandled.
ADVERB:NEWLY &c. adj.; afresh, anew, lately, just now, only yesterday, the other day; latterly, of late.
  not long ago, a short time ago.
  1. Di novello tutto par bello.
  2. Nullum est jam dictum quod non dictum est prius.
  3. Una scopa nuova spazza bene.
  4. An upstart crow decked in our feathers.—Peele—of Shakespeare



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