American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "ness" in a sentence
"The Republicans, as befits their regional base, value beauty and born-agin 'ness over brains, hence the Palin phenomenon (and she is drop-dead gorgeous)."
"I love Laura …. her innocence (Imma gonna b in 17 magazine … look, thats me!) and efervescent hickey-ness is refreshing – not to mention she takes fabulous pics."
"Your "human" - ness is all too familiar, and at the same time very inspirational."