garishness

Definitions of garishness
  1. noun
    tasteless showiness
    synonyms: brashness, flashiness, gaudiness, glitz, loudness, meretriciousness, tawdriness
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    type of:
    tastelessness
    inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste
  2. noun
    strident color or excessive ornamentation
    synonyms: gaudiness
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    type of:
    ugliness
    qualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses
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