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Definition of "definiteness" [def•i•nite•ness]

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

Use "definiteness" in a sentence
  • "I think the key to definiteness is that the noun is specific to both the reader AND the writer."
  • "But as he watched it grow in definiteness he saw that it was a coral reef smoking in the white Pacific surges."
  • "Finally, about definiteness marking on direct objects Payne tends to call definiteness 'identifiability': Describing morphosyntax, p."