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highness

noun high·ness \ˈhī-nəs\

Definition of HIGHNESS

1
:  the quality or state of being high
2
—used as a title for a person of exalted rank (as a king or prince)
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First Known Use of HIGHNESS

before 12th century
HIGHNESS Defined for Kids

highness

noun high·ness \ˈhī-nəs\

Definition of HIGHNESS for Kids

1
:  the quality or state or being high <highness of temperature>
2
—used as a title for a person of very high rank <Her Royal Highness, the Queen>

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