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Definition of "meddlesomeness" []

  • The qualities of being meddlesome; officiousness, intrusiveness (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "meddlesomeness" in a sentence
  • "Some of them suffered in purse, not from "bad men," but from men whose easy consciences did not refuse to take advantage of their necessities, and of their ignorance of the country and its ways; and some of them suffered in their feelings from what they believed to be curiosity and "meddlesomeness" on the part of neighbours, who in reality meant to be helpful and friendly."
  • "Such meddlesomeness would not be acceptable today, but it might be fun to be so sure of oneself."
  • "From Don Boudreaux: The real and truly harmful epidemic in America is not obesity, but meddlesomeness."
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