Definiteness Def"i*nite*ness, n. The state of being definite; determinateness; precision; certainty. [1913 Webster]

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  • Definiteness — For other uses, see Definiteness (disambiguation). Grammatical categories Animacy Aspect Case Clusivity Definiteness …   Wikipedia

  • definiteness — apibrėžtumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. definiteness vok. Bestimmtheit, f; Definiertheit, f rus. определённость, f pranc. définitude, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • definiteness — definite ► ADJECTIVE 1) clearly stated or decided; not vague or doubtful. 2) (of a person) certain about something. 3) known to be true or real. 4) having exact and discernible physical limits. DERIVATIVES definiteness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • definiteness — noun see definite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • definiteness — See definitely. * * * …   Universalium

  • definiteness — noun The state or quality of being definite …   Wiktionary

  • definiteness — def·i·nite·ness || defɪnɪtnɪs n. sureness, certainty; decidedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • definiteness — def·i·nite·ness …   English syllables

  • definiteness — noun the quality of being predictable with great confidence • Syn: ↑determinateness • Derivationally related forms: ↑definite, ↑determinate (for: ↑determinateness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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