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- Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of (the adjective)", "the quality of (the adjective)", or "the measure of (the adjective)".
- Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
Terms derived from or which feature -ness
appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of ...", "the quality of ...", or "the measure of ..."
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