What is another word for ness?

Pronunciation: [nˈɛs] (IPA)

Ness is a suffix added to a root word to show a state or condition. However, it is not the only suffix that can fulfil this purpose. Other words that can be used as synonyms for "ness" include "-ity," "-tion," "-hood," and "-dom." For example, "bravery" can be stated as "braveness" or "bravery-ity." Similarly, "aggression" can be stated as "aggressiveness," "aggression-hood," "aggression-dom," or "aggression-tion." Understanding different suffixes helps make one's writing more interesting and diversified. However, it is important to use them correctly and appropriately.

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    • Proper noun, singular
      Nis, RNS, DISO.

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Usage examples for Ness

You say you want explicit-ness.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Attracted by the lights along Van ness Avenue, Frank said he walked north for a while along the city's automobile row.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen"
David Carpenter Knight
Frank spent all of his free time on Van ness Avenue after that.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen"
David Carpenter Knight

Famous quotes with Ness

  • It may have lost its special-ness forever and the clubs might not being doing well but I think standup is in the best shape it has been in a long time.
    Marc Maron
  • Sometimes you have to take a break from being a crazy kid. You can't be doing that all the time. Sometimes you just have to pay respect to your own simple-ness.
    Sean Paul
  • The different ness of races, moreover, is no evidence of superiority or of inferiority. This merely indicates that each race has certain gifts which the others do not possess.
    Carter G. Woodson
  • The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of big-ness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not come to overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer.
    Hubert Humphrey
  • Marriage is tough, because it is woven of all these various elements, the weak and the strong. "In love-ness" is fragile for it is woven only with the gossamer threads of beauty. It seems to me absurd to talk about "happy" and "unhappy" marriages.
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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worldly wise
on to, wised up, alive, apprehensive, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, cognizant.