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What is the definition of the suffix -ness?
-ness is a native English suffix attached to adjectives and participles, forming abstract nouns denoting quality and state (and often, by extension, something exemplifying a quality or state).
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Edited by jay901 [9/20/2014 1:07:40 PM], Edited by jay901 [9/20/2014 1:20:55 PM]
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-ness is a native English suffix attached to adjectives and participles, forming abstract nouns denoting quality and state (and often, by extension, something exemplifying a quality or state).
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