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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
2. Discriminative Affections
 
852. Fashion.
 
  
NOUN:FASHION, style, ton [F.], bon ton [F.], society; good -, polite- society; monde [F.]; drawingroom, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde [F.], high life, court; world; fashionable -, gay- world; height -, pink -, star -, glass- of fashion; “the glass of fashion and the mould of form” [Hamlet]; Vanity Fair; Mayfair; show (ostentation) [See Sensibility].
  MANNERS, breeding (politeness) [See Courtesy]; air, demeanor (appearance) [See Appearance]; savoir faire [F.]; gentlemanliness, gentility, decorum, propriety, biensëance [F.]; conventions of society; Mrs. Grundy; dictates of -Society, - Mrs. Grundy; convention, conventionality, the proprieties; punctiliousness, punctilio, form, formality; etiquette, point of etiquette.
  MODE, vogue, style, the latest thing, dernier cri [F.], the go [colloq.], the rage (desire) [See Desire]; prevailing taste; dress [See Investment]; custom [See Habit].
  LEADER OF FASHION; arbiter elegantiarum [L.] (taste) [See Taste]; man -, woman- of -fashion, - the world; clubman, clubwoman; upper ten thousand (nobility) [See Nobility]; upper ten [colloq.]; élite [F.] (distinction) [See Repute]; smart set [colloq.]; the four hundred [U. S.].
  
VERB:BE FASHIONABLE &c. adj., be the rage &c. n.; have a run, pass current.
  follow -, keep up with -, conform to -, fall in with- the fashion &c. n.; go with the stream (conform) [See Conformity]; be on (or get on) the band wagon [slang], be in the swim [colloq.]; savior -vivre, - faire [F.]; keep up appearances, behave oneself.
  set the fashion, bring into fashion; give a tone to society, cut a figure in society [colloq.]; brush shoulders with -the nobility, - royalty; appear -, be presented- at court.
  keep one’s -automobile, - car, - carriage, - yacht, - house in town [Eng.], - cottage at Newport [U. S.]; be a member of the best clubs.
  
ADJECTIVE:FASHIONABLE; in fashion &c. n.; à la mode [F.], comme il faut [F.]; admitted -, admissible- in society &c. n.; presentable; punctilious, decorous, conventional (customary) [See Habit]; genteel; well-bred, well-mannered, well-behaved, well-spoken; gentlemanlike, gentlemanly; ladylike; civil, polite (courteous) [See Courtesy].
  dashing, jaunty or janty, showy, spirited, fast.
  POLISHED, refined, thoroughbred, gently bred, courtly; distingué [F.], distinguished, aristocratic or aristocratical; unselfconscious, self-possessed, poised, easy, frank, unconstrained, unembarrassed, dégagé [F.].
  MODISH, stylish, swell [slang], récherché [F.]; newfangled (unfamiliar) [See Unconformity]; all the rage, all the go [colloq.].
  in -court, - full, - evening- dress; en grande tenue [F.] (ornament) [See Ornament].
  
ADVERB:FASHIONABLY &c. adj.; for fashion’s sake; in fear of Mrs. Grundy; in the latest -style, - mode.
  
INTERJECTION:it isn’t done!
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. À la française, à la parisienne.
  2. À l’anglaise, à l’américaine.
  3. Autre temps autre mœurs.
  4. Chaque pays a sa guise.
  5. Il faut souffrir pour être belle.
  6. The fashion Doth wear out more apparel than the man.—Much Ado
  7. Custom, the ass man rides, will plod for years, But laughter kills him and he dies at tears.—Masefield

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