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Definition of "becomingness" [be•com•ing•ness]

  • The state or quality of becoming. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "becomingness" in a sentence
  • "The term in question was first used by Zeno, and was explained by him, in accordance with its etymology, to mean what it came to one to do, so that as far as this goes, 'becomingness' would be the most appropriate translation."
  • "There was the sound of many voices; small boys, scarcely out of pinafores, discussed with a surprising amount of knowledge the merits of the individual dogs and the capabilities of their drivers; little girls donned ribbons with a sportsman-like disregard of their "becomingness" to show a preference which might be based either on a personal fondness for a driver or owner, or a loving interest in some particular dog."
  • "• "I say sacrifice style any day for becomingness.""