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See also nes, ness, Nes, NES, and Ness

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-ness

  1. Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of (the adjective)", "the quality of (the adjective)", or "the measure of (the adjective)".
    calmnesscalm
    darknessdark
    kindnesskind
    onenessone
  2. 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.
    thatnessthat
    treenesstree

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