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highness

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noun high·ness \ˈhī-nəs\

Definition of highness

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being high

  2. 2 —used as a title for a person of exalted rank (as a king or prince)



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of highness

before 12th century



HIGHNESS Defined for Kids

highness

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noun high·ness \ˈhī-nəs\

Definition of highness

  1. 1 :  the quality or state or being high <highness of temperature>

  2. 2 —used as a title for a person of very high rank <Her Royal Highness, the Queen>





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