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Popularity

Pop`u`lar´i`ty
n.1.The quality or state of being popular; especially, the state of being esteemed by, or of being in favor with, the people at large; good will or favor proceeding from the people; as, the popularity of a law, statesman, or a book.
A popularity which has lasted down to our time.
- Macaulay.
2.The quality or state of being adapted or pleasing to common, poor, or vulgar people; hence, cheapness; inferiority; vulgarity.
3.Something which obtains, or is intended to obtain, the favor of the vulgar; claptrap.
4.The act of courting the favor of the people.
5.Public sentiment; general passion.
A little time be allowed for the madness of popularity to cease.
- Bancroft.
Noun1.popularity - the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after; "his charm soon won him affection and popularity"; "the universal popularity of American movies"
Antonyms:
unpopularity - the quality of lacking general approval or acceptance
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