Definition of shabbiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    shabbiness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈʃæbinəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæbinəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the state of being in poor condition or badly dressed because things have been used or worn a lot synonym scruffiness the shabbiness of the town
  2. 2the quality of being unfair or unreasonable synonym shoddiness the meanness and shabbiness of this treatment