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-ness

noun suffix

Definition of -NESS

:  state :  condition :  quality :  degree <goodness>
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Origin of -NESS

Middle English -nes, from Old English; akin to Old High German -nissa -ness
-NESS Defined for Kids

-ness

noun suffix \nəs\

Definition of -NESS for Kids

:  state :  condition <goodness> <sickness>

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