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costlier


 
  Overview  of  adj  costly 
 
  The  adj  costly  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  dearly-won,  costly  --  (entailing  great  loss  or  sacrifice;  "a  dearly-won  victory") 
  2.  (2)  costly,  dear,  high-priced,  pricey,  pricy  --  (having  a  high  price;  "costly  jewelry";  "high-priced  merchandise";  "much  too  dear  for  my  pocketbook";  "a  pricey  restaurant") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  costly 
 
  2  senses  of  costly 
 
  Sense  1 
  dearly-won,  costly 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  expensive)  ->  cheap,  inexpensive 
 
  Sense  2 
  costly,  dear(prenominal),  high-priced,  pricey,  pricy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  expensive)  ->  cheap,  inexpensive 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  costly 
 
  2  senses  of  costly 
 
  Sense  1 
  dearly-won,  costly 
  =>  expensive  (vs.  cheap) 
 
  Sense  2 
  costly,  dear(prenominal),  high-priced,  pricey,  pricy 
  =>  expensive  (vs.  cheap) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  costly 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  costly 
 
  costly  used  as  an  adjective  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  costly 
  costly 
 
  Overview  of  adj  costly 
 
  The  adj  costly  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  dearly-won,  costly  --  (entailing  great  loss  or  sacrifice;  "a  dearly-won  victory") 
  2.  (2)  costly,  dear,  high-priced,  pricey,  pricy  --  (having  a  high  price;  "costly  jewelry";  "high-priced  merchandise";  "much  too  dear  for  my  pocketbook";  "a  pricey  restaurant")