cheapness

cheapness
cheap ADJECTIVE 1) low in price. 2) charging low prices. 3) inexpensive because of poor quality. 4) of little worth because achieved in a discreditable way. 5) N. Amer. informal miserly.
ADVERB at or for a low price.
DERIVATIVES cheapish adjective cheaply adverb cheapness noun.
ORIGIN Old English «bargaining, trade», from Latin caupo 'small trader, innkeeper' .

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