definiteness[ def-uh-nit ]SEE DEFINITION OF definiteness
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It can hardly help the definiteness of a meaning: is it therefore to be disregarded?
Sergius sternly declined, but was horrified by the definiteness of his desire.
It comes from the very crispness and definiteness with which he sees things.
On such a mysterious subject, definiteness is neither to be expected nor desired.
The natural feelings of the people lack purpose and definiteness.
His great success in war was due largely to his definiteness of aim.
Sturm's course has the merit of definiteness, thoroughness, and unity.
There was definiteness in his refusal; the shake of his head emphasized it too.
It is impossible to answer the question with anything like definiteness.
One great lack in the church today is a lack of definiteness.
1550s, from Latin definitus "defined, bounded, limited," past participle of definire (see define). Definite means "defined, clear, precise, unmistakable;" definitive means "having the character of finality."
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