• (GA) IPA: /ˈnɑvəlti/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈnɒvəlti/


  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.
  3. A small mass-produced trinket.
  4. In novelty theory, newness, density of complexification, and dynamic change as opposed to static habituation.
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Proper noun
  1. A village in Missouri.

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