ness

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noun \ ˈnes \

Definition of ness

Examples of ness in a Sentence

  1. from atop the ness, there was a beautiful view of the coastline as it stretched for miles into the distance

  2. the little skiff rounded the tip of the ness

Origin and Etymology of ness

Middle English nasse, from Old English næss; akin to Old English nasu nose — more at nose

ness Synonyms


-ness

noun suffix

Definition of -ness

:state :condition :quality :degree
  • goodness

Origin and Etymology 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 Students

:state :condition
  • goodness
  • sickness


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