serviceableness

[ sur-vuh-suh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF serviceableness
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The only real test of health is the serviceableness to the needs of life.

And so with the serviceableness of an idea or hypothesis as a measure of its truth.

The mother represents in the family, love, solicitude, serviceableness.

It is shabby to offer Him the mere hull of the boat when the storms of passion have carried its serviceableness away.

I know no cornice more beautiful in its extreme simplicity and serviceableness.

The work that is ready to her hand, the ordinary round of family tasks and serviceableness, repels her.

Granting the Truth of this Principle, I somewhat question the serviceableness of it.

This general defect in its serviceableness has been heretofore felt by those who appealed to it.

The poor degraded woman who lures him to his ruin has no such motive of serviceableness as the butcher has.

The albarda, please to observe, is essential to the serviceableness of your mule.

WORD ORIGIN

"ready to do service," early 14c., from Old French servicable, from servise (see service (n.1)). Related: Serviceability.

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