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Example sentences from the Web for effeteness
There was nothing to choose between them in the way of incompetence and effeteness.A History of England|Charles Oman
In these things, he said, lay the greatness of America and the effeteness of England.American Notes|Rudyard Kipling
The Church had created art, had cherished it for centuries; and now by the effeteness of her sons she was cast into a corner.The Cathedral|Joris-Karl Huysmans
The effeteness of the Mother Country is about to be put to the proof.