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-ness Syllabification: -ness
Pronunciation: /nəs/ /nis/

Definition of -ness in English:


Forming nouns chiefly from adjectives:
1Denoting a state or condition: liveliness sadness
1.1An instance of this: a kindness
2Something in a certain state: wilderness


Old English -nes, -ness, of Germanic origin.

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